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 […]

MISA Engages CSOs On Access to Information

MISA Engages CSOs On Access to Information

By Asimenye Sibale  & John Chihana Chitipa, October 26, Mana: Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa), Malawi chapter says Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have a huge role to play in making sure that the citizenry at large understand their rights to access information from public servants. Chairperson for Misa Malawi, Teleza Ndanga said this in […]

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 […]

MISA Pens Chakwera to Set MBC, MACRA Free

MISA Pens Chakwera to Set  MBC, MACRA Free

The Media Institute For Southern Africa (MISA)- Malawi Chapter has asked President Lazarus Chakwera to allow Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) and Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) to operate without political interference. MISA-Malawi Chapter Chairperson, Tereza Ndanga made the appeal in a statement made available to the publication. She said the media regulatory body MACRA and […]

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 […]

Journalists Should Stop Favoring Opposition- Govt

Journalists Should Stop Favoring Opposition- Govt

Malawi government has asked media houses and journalists in the country to stop fearing opposition political parties and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) when discharging their duties. Minister of Information, Mark Botomani, who is also government spokesperson made the call on Sunday as the journalists are celebrating World Press Freedom Day under the theme ‘Journalism without […]

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 […]