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The Zambia chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa defends and promotes media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information in Zambia.

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ACHPR raises concern over mass surveillance

ACHPR raises concern over mass surveillance

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) has raised concern about the prevalence of mass surveillance and unlawful targeted communication surveillance that does not conform with international human rights law and standards. The ACHPR said this...

A century and counting of radio excellence

A century and counting of radio excellence

PRESS STATEMENT For Immediate Release LUSAKA – MISA Zambia today joins the rest of the world for the annual commemoration of World Radio Day which falls on 13th February. This year, the theme is “Radio: A Century of Informing, Entertaining and Educating”. The radio...

Internet Rights: What you need to know about your Digital Rights

Internet Rights: What you need to know about your Digital Rights

On the eve of World Radio Day, MISA Zambia hosted a sensitization program on Phoenix FM Zambia about INTERNET RIGHTS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR DIGITAL RIGHTS. In an era dominated by digital interactions, knowing our digital/internet rights is crucial. Internet...

Celebrating WRD 2024

Celebrating WRD 2024

MISA Zambia featured on Radio Chimwemwe in Ndola as a run-up to the celebration of World Radio Day which falls on 13th February 2024 with this year's celebration being hosted in Ndola District in Copperbelt Province. This year's World Radio Day will be hosted under...

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In 1991, African journalists issued a historic call for press freedom.

30 years later, media professionals and others weigh in on the state of Africa’s press. Read their thoughts and join the conversation at #WHK30