PRESS STATEMENT: MAZ Minimum Demands On Media Law reforms

MEDIA ALLIANCE OF ZIMBABWE (MAZ) PRESS STATEMENT ON THE MAZ MINIMUM DEMANDS ON THE MEDIA LAWS REFORM PROCESS As the media laws reform process gathers momentum, the Media Alliance of Zimbabwe (MAZ) reaffirms media stakeholders’ minimum demands on the necessary interventions that ought to be undertaken to fully democratise the country’s media and information sector. …

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PRESS STATEMENT: MAZ Elects New Leadership

MEDIA ALLIANCE OF ZIMBABWE (MAZ) PRESS STATEMENT ON THE ELECTION OF NEW LEADERSHIP Media Alliance of Zimbabwe (MAZ) has elected Tabani Moyo as chairperson of the media freedom advocacy network with immediate effect.  Moyo, who is the Director of the Zimbabwe Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), takes over from Media Monitors …

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LEAD confident of winning Lupane East by-election

By Tafadzwa Muranganwa The newly formed Labour, Economists and African Democrats (LEAD) party say it will be fielding candidates in the impending Lupane East by-elections and are also confident of victory. The Lupane East seat fell vacant following the death of Zanu-PF legislator Sithembiso Gumbo in April and the by-election has been set for August. …

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Stop criminalising NGOs work

By Takunda Mandura The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has urged the government to refrain from alleged coordinated and systematic attack on civil society organizations and instead to focus on fixing the economy. Addressing a press conference Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum chairperson Jestina Mukoko said the government should stop the attacks as they are …

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City of Harare is behind illegal structures: CHRA

By Takunda Mandura Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) has accused the Harare City Council of failing to respect the Constitution of Zimbabwe when it comes to demolishing of illegal structures. CHRA also says Harare is responsible for the sprouting of illegal settlements in and around the city. Addressing a press conference recently, CHRA director Loreen …

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