Journos Urged to Uphold Professional, Ethical Standards

Journos Urged to Uphold Professional, Ethical Standards

By Rodney Majawa Blantyre, May 3, Mana:  Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi Chapter Chairperson, Tereza Ndanga, on Monday underscored the need for adherence to ethical standards among journalists countrywide. Ndanga made the call during this year’s World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) Panel Discussion held at Malawi Sun Hotel in Blantyre. This year’s WPF […]

Malawi Journalists March For Press Freedom

Malawi Journalists March For Press Freedom

By Arkangel Tembo Blantyre, May 3, Mana: Journalists from various media houses in the country on Monday  turned out in Blantyre to commemorate World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) with a freedom march from Kamuzu Upper Stadium to Malawi Sun Hotel in the heart of the commercial city. World Press Freedom Day falls on May 3 […]

Gospel Kazako Vows to Free MBC

Gospel Kazako Vows to Free MBC

The newly appointed Minister of Information, Gospel Kazako has vowed to make state broadcaster the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) free from political bondage. The Minister Kazako, who is also the Director for the privately-owned Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS), made the vow in an interview with a local media. The former MBC employee, Kazako said his […]

Malawi Police Moves to Protect Journalists

Malawi Police Moves to Protect Journalists

In an effort to protect journalists from electoral violence ahead of fresh polls, the Malawi Police Service (MPs) has come up with security guidelines to ensure safety of journalists covering the ongoing campaign trail. Malawi Police Public Relations Officer, Senior Superintendent James Kadadzera, announced the new security guidelines through a press statement made available to […]

Fake News On Social Media Irks Misa-Malawi Chapter

Fake News On Social Media Irks Misa-Malawi Chapter

By Martin Chiwanda, Mana The Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi Chapter has acknowledged that social media is amplifying fake news in the country. MISA Malawi Chairperson, Teresa Ndanga made the admission on Saturday in Nsanje district when MISA Malawi conducted an interface meeting with stakeholders on fighting fake news through access to information. […]

Misa-Malawi Applauds Government For Removing Tax on Broadcasting Equipment

Misa-Malawi Applauds Government For Removing Tax on Broadcasting Equipment

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) – Malawi Chapter has commended President Professor Peter Mutharika’s administration removing tax on radio and television broadcasting equipment. Minister of Finance, Development and Economic Planning, Joseph Mwanamvekha announced the good tidings when he was presenting 2020/21 budget at Parliament building in Lilongwe. The Minister Mwanamvekha said the removal […]

Govt Remains Committed to Access to Information Law

Govt Remains Committed to Access to Information Law

By Daniel Namwini Lilongwe, May 3, Mana: Minister of Information, Civic Education and Communication Technology, Mark Botomani said government remains committed to ensuring that the Access to Information Law is operational. The Minister revealed the development on Sunday through a Press statement on World Press Freedom day commemoration under theme “Journalism without fear and favour” […]

Journalists Celebrate Press Freedom Day

Journalists Celebrate Press Freedom Day

As the global is fighting coronavirus pandemic, Journalists in the in the World are today celebrating Press Freedom Day (WPFD) under the theme ‘Journalism without fear or favour’. According to Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)- Malawi Chapter Chairperson, Tereza Ndanga, this year’s theme is a call to action on media independence which is one […]

Covid-19: Misa-Malawi Postpone Elections

Covid-19: Misa-Malawi Postpone Elections

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)-Malawi Chapter has postponed an elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was scheduled to take place on 2nd of May this year amidst Coronavirus fears. Misa-Malawi Chapter Chairperson, Tereza Ndanga confirmed the development through a press statement.  She said the new date for the elective AGM will be announced […]