We call on President Mutharika and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to free MBC and ensure its independence
MISA Malawi’s Way Forward recommendations for defending media freedom, freedom of
expression and access to information to mark World Press Freedom Day 2020.
The AGM will take place at Mtolankhani House whilst the awards gala dinner will be held at Sunbird Capital Hotel.
MACRA had issues with two out of over 80 broadcasters registered in Malawi.
The matter was filed at the High Court, Lilongwe Registry, on 2nd September, 2019.
We call upon the police, regulatory authorities and all citizens to respect journalists’ right to report and inform Malawians on demonstrations scheduled for Friday April 27, 2017.
MISA Malawi is monitoring implementation of the amended Communications Act to ensure that the publicly-funded Malawi Broadcasting Corporation is free from political interference.
The Communications Bill, as forwarded to Parliament from Cabinet, contains significant changes which defeat the whole point of the 1998 Communications Act review.
Members of Parliament have trimmed the president’s powers to appoint board members to the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority and the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation.
Members of Parliament have rejected a proposed law that seeks to regulate online media.