Braving the Breast to beat cancer in Swaziland – the day in pictures (part 1)
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Braving the Breast to beat cancer in Swaziland – the day in pictures (part 1)

MISA-Swaziland e-Forum article October 28 2013 Last week Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Swaziland) spoke with the Breast and Cervical Cancer Network (SBCCN) as they were preparing for their annual fundraising event. As predicted over 1,000 people turned up to the fun-run/walk on Saturday 26 October to show support for preventing and treating breast and … Continue reading

Two journalists suspended in Zambia, one chooses early retirement
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Two journalists suspended in Zambia, one chooses early retirement

MISA-Zambia Alert 22 October 2013 The following Media Alert was prepared by MISA-Zambia. Contact Jane Chirwa at info@misazambia.org.zm for more information.  Times of Zambia has suspend News Editor Enock Ngoma and Chief Reporter Kaiko Namusa over a missing document that is said to have been faxed to Times Managing Editor Godfrey Malama from the Ministry of Information Permanent … Continue reading

MISA encourages new newspaper to print media Ombudsman details, publisher’s details in newspaper
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MISA encourages new newspaper to print media Ombudsman details, publisher’s details in newspaper

MISA-Swaziland Alert Monday 21 October, 2013 Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Swaziland) encourages the country’s new Sunday newspaper, Sunday Observer, to publish the contact details for the media Ombudsman on page one of the newspaper. While the newspaper does publish details of its internal complaints contact details, MISA-Swaziland believes the public deserve the contact … Continue reading

Editor of new newspaper speaks to MISA-Swaziland
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Editor of new newspaper speaks to MISA-Swaziland

MISA-Swaziland Alert Monday 21 October, 2013 Swaziland has a new Sunday newspaper — the Sunday Observer. It is published by the Swazi Observer Group of Newspapers, which is owned by an investment fund called Tibiyo Taka Ngwane. This fund is controlled by King Mswati III “in trust for the Swazi nation”. The first edition appeared yesterday, Sunday … Continue reading

Swaziland has a new newspaper – the ‘Sunday Observer’
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Swaziland has a new newspaper – the ‘Sunday Observer’

MISA-Swaziland Alert Monday 21 October, 2013 The Swazi Observer Group of Newspapers has a new publication, the Sunday Observer.  The weekly newspaper first appeared yesterday, Sunday 20 October, 2013, leading with a front page story on newly-elected MP Jan Sithole, a long-standing democracy activist. The headline read: “Changing the system from within: CAN JAN WORK?” … Continue reading

Small steps make big difference: Swaziland Breast Cancer Network hosting annual ‘Brave the Breast Challenge’ on Saturday 26 October
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Small steps make big difference: Swaziland Breast Cancer Network hosting annual ‘Brave the Breast Challenge’ on Saturday 26 October

MISA-Swaziland e-Forum article October 18 2013 Can you brave the breast? This is the question Swaziland’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Network (SBCCN) is asking as it prepares for its annual fundraising event. On Saturday 26 October they hope to see over 1,000 people taking part in the Brave the Breast Challenge, held on the footsteps … Continue reading

Information is power, citizens should have access to information: MISA-Swaziland
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Information is power, citizens should have access to information: MISA-Swaziland

MISA-Swaziland Speech Thursday 16 October, 2013 The following speech was delivered by Vuyisile Hlatshwayo, national director of Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Swaziland), at a recent Access to Information awards ceremony. I thank you for honouring our invitation on such a short notice. I also want to thank all those who participated in our … Continue reading