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Media freedom and development

Treat political players equally

MISA Zambia expects all media institutions to align their political programmes in line with the SADC the Gender Protocol Agreement which calls for 50/50 gender representation

Protect the media- MISA Zambia

MISA Zambia Chairperson Hellen Mwale says the media just like any other citizen need to be protected and feel safe as they carry out their duties more so as we head to the polls.

Allow media to carry out its mandate- Mwale

PASME FM, a radio station in Petauke District, Zambia has been closed by order of the Petauke District Commissioner (DC) for airing a radio programme featuring an opposition political party leader.

Attacks on media houses shrinking democratic space

MISA Zambia has expressed concern on the continued attacks on media houses in the country by the Patriotic Front (PF) political party cadres terming it to be an affront to democracy and good governance in Zambia.

Jailing of PF cadre good for Journalist’s safety

MISA Zambia welcomes the sentencing of Frank Mwale, a Patriotic Front cadre who has been handed a 2-year custodial sentence for the assault of Chipata’s Breeze FM Journalist Grace Lungu.