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 ourContinue reading “Information is power, citizens should have access to information: MISA-Swaziland”

Access to information and studying journalism in Swaziland – both difficult

MISA-Swaziland Analysis 21 February 2013 The Media Institute of Southern Africa in Swaziland heard that His Majesty’s government recently labeled journalism a ‘non-priority area’. Journalism and mass communication students at the University of Swaziland, it follows, would no longer receive any financial assistance from the government. In the past journalism students might be eligible forContinue reading “Access to information and studying journalism in Swaziland – both difficult”