Document / Media Alert

Public Service Announcement Guidelines: Ministry of ICT Swaziland

The following document is the ‘public service announcement’ guidelines issued by Swaziland’s ministry of information, communication and technology. Click here to be re-directed to the ministry of ICT website Ministry of Information and Communications and Technology Swaziland Broadcasting and Information Services Public Service Announcement Guidelines  1.    Introduction 1.1 The Ministry of Information Communications and Technology … Continue reading

State wants magistrate changed in photojournalist’s assault case
Media Alert / MISA-Malawi

State wants magistrate changed in photojournalist’s assault case

Malawi Alert-Update Thursday, 8 August 2013 State prosecutor, Cecelia Zangazanga, has applied for a change of magistrate in a case in which the National Assembly chief security officer, Youngson Chilinda, is accused of assaulting photojournalist Thoko Chikondi. Speaking to the Malawi Chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Malawi) earlier this week, Zangazanga confirmed … Continue reading

Governing starts with the people
Constitutionally Speaking / Media Alert

Governing starts with the people

In theory, when a citizen votes for a parliamentary representative, that representative is meant to embody the will of the person who voted for him or her.  Phakama Shili, advocacy officer at Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Swaziland), writes a weekly column for the Swazi Observer. The column, ‘Constitutionally Speaking’, considers human rights and the quest for democracy in … Continue reading

e-Forum / Media Alert

Opinion: Looking for a safe environment for children

MISA-Swaziland e-Forum article The below article on MISA-Swaziland’s e-Forum is written by Thandokuhle Khumalo, legal officer at the Manzini-based Swaziland Association for Crime Prevention and the Rehabilitation of Offenders (SACRO).   The e-Forum is an ‘online space’ for news and information on, for, and by Swaziland’s civil society and NGO sector; and for more general news and information on media freedom. The e-Forum is a … Continue reading