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Media law and reforms

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.