MISA-Swaziland e-Forum article
November 18, 2013
The Swaziland Editors Forum has elected Mbongeni Mbingo its chairman for the next two years. At a special meeting at the Mountain Inn recently (on Saturday 9thNovember 2013) the forum also elected Martin Dlamini as Deputy Chairperson; Jabu Matsebula as Secretary General and Coordinator and Ncamsile Matsebula as Treasurer.
The Forum also approved amendments to its constitution allowing membership of junior editors to fully participate in all activities of the forum. This is intended at promoting leadership standards and values and effective succession planning. Categories now included are News and Current Affairs Executive Producers, News Editors and Sub Editors.
Members also reviewed reports from regional professional organizations where the forum is affiliated. These included the Southern Africa Editors’ Forum (SAEF) and The Africa Editors Forum (TAEF) .
During the year, the Forum was represented at the meetings of the Southern African Editors Forum (SAEF) Council in Grahamstown, South Africa and as well as the recent general elections in Zimbabwe