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Make realistic proposals of getting ZNBC regulated – MISA Zambia

Hyde Haguta MISA Zambia has urged stakeholders in the country to take keen interest and make realistic proposals of getting ZNBC to be regulated by the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA). Chairperson Hellen Mwale says MISA Zambia is cognizant of the fact that...

MISA bemoans deteriorating human rights situation in Zambia

MISA is saddened by the continued threats to the freedom of expression and of the press by state institutions which are expected to act independently and in the public’s interest. This follows the latest development in which Prime TV proprietor, Gerald Shawa and the...

Zambia threatens media with statutory regulation

Zambia's Chief Government Spokesperson, Chishimba Kambwili, has threatened state regulation of the media citing what he termed as "failure by the print media to regulate itself" leaving government with no option but to step in. Speaking at a press briefing on April 6,...