Leo Mugabe commends MISA

HARARE - Zimbabwe's Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport and Communications has commended MISA-Zimbabwe for coming up with the Model Access to Information Legislation which directly challenges the restrictive Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA).
The model was pre

sented at a workshop on media law reforms organised by the Media Alliance of Zimbabwe (MAZ) which comprises MISA-Zimbabwe, Media Monitoring Project Zimbabwe (MMPZ) and the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists.
Committee Chairperson Leo Mugabe said the Model would go a long way in informing Parliament on the critical issues pertaining to access to information and aspects that should be contained in such legislation. Mugabe urged MISA-Zimbabwe to also submit the document to the Ministries of Information and Publicity and that of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs. – MISA

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