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    Police arrest Herald journalist

    JOURNALIST Michael Magoronga, who writes for the State-owned Herald and Chronicle newspapers from the Midlands Province, was on 25 January 2021 arrested by police in the Midlands town of Kwekwe who accused him of using an expired Zimbabwe Media Commission-issued accreditation card. Magoronga was arrested while taking pictures in the city centre as part of a story that he is…

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    If they can arrest me, it’s worse for less prominent journalists: Chin’ono

    JOURNALIST Hopewell Chin’ono feels freedom of the press is not being respected by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration, pointing to his two arrests and subsequent long detention at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in the later half of this year. Chin’ono, who exchanged harsh words with prosecutors after his second arrest on 3 November, highlights that both his arrests were triggered by…

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    MISA says new TV licence holders are linked to Zanu-PF

    By Andrew Murenha THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe which advocates for media freedom and plurality says there is nothing to celebrate about the granting of six (6) new free-to-air national commercial television broadcasting service licences because the winners have links to the ruling Zanu-PF party. The media watchdog bemoaned the lack of diversity by the Broadcasting Authority…

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