The UPND government is working tirelessly to ensure that the media operates in a media friendly environment as they carry out their duties to serve the public.
Media law and reforms
MISA Zambia launches legal hand book
The handbook is divided into seven (07) modules including; International law on Freedom of expression, Zambian constitutional Framework, Zambian legal framework on freedom of expression, Access to Information, Digital Rights, Broadcasting and Telecommunications and Advocacy and law reform on freedom of expression.
Government should keep its promise of promoting media freedoms – MISA Zambia
MISA Zambia has high expectations from the New Dawn Government regards the media freedom and freedom of expression agenda
Government commends media’s response on self-regulation
Government is keen to create a media environment where journalists operate freely, without fear of political intimidation and violence
TWG maps media regulation roadmap for Zambia
The media fraternity in Zambia has during various symposia and conferences endorsed the process of media regulation including the move from voluntary media regulation to statutory self-regulation.
National Cyber Security Policy approved
The Zambia National Cyber Security Policy will ensure that effective mechanisms are put in place for a well-coordinated governance framework on cybersecurity thereby fostering the creation of a secure, reliable, and trustworthy cyber environment that increases confidence.
Provide engagement platforms on cyber law govt urged
Zambian citizens need to know that they have the right to hold leaders to account on the manner they are managing the affairs of the country through means or channels of their choice, including online spaces.
Government has a duty to inform its citizens: Siliya
The ministry has also formulated a communication strategy that clearly spells out how various arms of Government are to communicate among them, are Public Relations operatives and other communicators in various Government institutions Zambia’s chief government spokesperson says.
Free media is crucial to development: MISA Zambia
MISA Zambia says that without a vibrant media, the public’s right to receive information on matters of public interest from a variety of sources cannot be fulfilled and the free and open debate that is indispensable to the development of public policy cannot take place.
Zambian Cabinet approves Media Bill
The Zambia Council for Journalists Bill, 2020, is key in resolving complaints and promoting professionalism and accountability in the media fraternity.