News and press statements
Free Expression Climate Survey 2023
This survey is part of MISA’s regional programme to identify the most pressing issues for free media, free speech, and a free expression in the digital sphere.
Malawi Minister of Information apologises for assault of Times Group photojournalist
We appeal to government to walk the talk on media freedom.
New MISA Malawi NGC engages MACRA
MACRA and MISA Malawi have agreed to engage further and work together to develop the broadcasting sector.
MISA Malawi demands prosecution of MCP supporters for assaulting Times Group photojournalist
We call upon government to take serious steps in prosecuting those who commit crimes against journalists.
UNESCO Director-General condemns the killing of Lesotho broadcaster
Unidentified assailants are reported to have fired at least 13 bullets at Joki, while he was driving away from his place of work on Sunday, 14 May 2023.
Regional governments commit to more openness as MISA launches press freedom report
MISA Regional Director Tabani Moyo gave a synopsis of the report, explaining that while there were improvements on some aspects, the issue of impunity for crimes against journalists remained a worry.
The State of Press Freedom in Southern Africa Report 2022 ( Now Available)
The rise of digital technologies has presented new challenges in terms of the legislative environments in the region.
Keynote Speech by US Ambassador to Malawi David Young at 2023 Awards Dinner
Citizens who can access public information are well-informed and constructively express themselves on issues that affect them
MISA Malawi Chairperson Golden Matonga Speech at 2023 Media Awards Dinner
One of the ways we seek to protect the media further is to operationalize a Legal Defense Fund for Journalism