Since its inception, the AMB has served as a trusted source of information on the state of media environments and key developments in freedom of the press, freedom of expression, and access to information in many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
As MISA, we believe we have the minds and willpower capable of ensuring that the processes and engagements of the Space of Solidarity will provide the leadership required to mobilise and galvanise the people of Southern Africa in response to the threats on free expression in line with the strategic objectives of ensuring and protecting their fundamental right to free expression!
As Africa catches up with the rest of the world, there is a need for a human-rights-based approach to developing AI policies that promote access to information and improved e-Governance.
The survey forms part of MISA’s evidence-based advocacy to ensure the safety of journalists. It builds on international and regional efforts to ensure online safety for female journalists.
This is a statement from MISA on the cost of accessing the internet in Southern Africa.
Walking in the footprints of a giant – tribute to former RGC member Fernando Gonçalves on leadership transition
Statement by Regional Governing Council Chairperson, Golden Maunganidze
Provisions in the Cyber Security and Cyber Crimes law impact investigative journalism
The 2021 MISA Regional Annual Report features country reports snapshots from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Fundamental freedoms must be protected and respected as they are key tenets in any functioning democracy
This toolkit provides explainers of key surveillance software and terminologies. Quite importantly, it also provides resource links to open-source software and digital security software, which journalists can explore and use to protect their privacy online.