The editorial director of the Platform for Investigative Journalists (PIJ), Gregory Gondwe, has been forced to go into hiding after his exposé on payments made by the military to businessman Zuneth Sattar.
Regional collective body, Spaces of Solidarity, steps in to ask Malawi’s Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) to rethink hefty broadcasting licence fees.
Malawian journalist Dorica Mtenje is charged with defamation and offensive communication over an article she was not involved in writing.
The cancellation of broadcasting licences by Malawi’s regulator blocks citizens’ access to information and impacts negatively on the economic well-being of staff who have lost their jobs as a result of the industry-wide closures.
The website of Malawian news outlet Platform for Investigative Journalism was hacked just days after its managing director, Gregory Gondwe, was detained by police.
Gregory Gondwe, the head of a Malawian investigative journalism unit, is arrested over a story involving the Attorney General.
The Mozambican government’s pedestrian approach to the disappearance of Ibraimo Mbaruco perpetuates a culture of impunity that poses great risk to journalists.
Radio journalist Oliver Malibisa is verbally abused, hit in the chest with a gun, and detained by police for taking footage of a protest in central Malawi.
To counter the misinformation and disinformation defining the social media and street narrative on the COVID-19 pandemic in Malawi, MISA-Malawi draws on providing expert-based information.
A review of Malawi’s long awaited Data Protection and Privacy Bill shows there are a number of clauses that hinder freedom of expression and access to information.
Malawian journalist Watipaso Mzungu goes through disturbing interrogation for quoting a rights activist who called President Lazarus Chakwera a ‘joker’.
Lack of political will in implementing access to information legislation and ICTs leaves Malawians susceptible to misinformation and disinformation.
Journalists Stevie Kondwa Banda and George Kasakula are facing severe online threats over their comments on the coronavirus pandemic during a broadcast of the current affairs show “To Shake”.
The scrutiny of Malawi’s democratic credentials during this year’s Universal Periodic Review process will be impacted by the landmark Constitutional Court ruling nullifying 2019 presidential election.