You can’t fight COVID-19 without journalists, MISA tells Police

By James Martin The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has told the police and other state security agents that the fight against COVID-19 cannot be effective without the participation of journalists. This follows a High Court order compelling the police and other state agents enforcing the lockdown regulations to stop harassing and detaining journalists …

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Remove multiple accreditations for journalists: Mhike

By James Martin Seasoned lawyer Chris Mhike has told the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information and Broadcasting Services that they should use the Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill to do away with the issues of multiple accreditations for media practitioners in the country. Despite being duly accredited to practice journalism in the country by the Zimbabwe …

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Journalists recused from testifying in Gushungo Dairy bombing case

By Staff Reporter High Court Judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi on Monday recused freelance journalists Mlondolozi Ndlovu, Malvern Mkudu and Media Centre director Ernest Mudzengi from testifying as state witnesses in a treason case relating to the bombing of Gushungo Dairy. The trio had been summoned last week but their lawyer Chris Mhike objected to them testifying as state witnesses for reasons which are yet to …

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