Hands holding a megaphone, a laptop and a mobile phone

The Lesotho chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa   defends and promotes media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information in Lesotho.

News

Parliament adopts National media policy

Parliament adopts National media policy

The arduous journey of establishing and legalising a policy that would represent the best interests of a free media has finally reached a desirable and much-anticipated end, this after the adoption of the National Media Policy by the National Assembly in Maseru...

Media violations escalate sharply in Lesotho

Media violations escalate sharply in Lesotho

The number of media violations in Lesotho shot up during the month of November, raising concern the country’s freedom of expression environment could be on a sharp decline ahead of elections due next year. On 9 November 2021, gunmen attacked the family of veteran...

Escalating cases of harassment of journalists in Lesotho

Escalating cases of harassment of journalists in Lesotho

MISA Lesotho issues this statement to express our grave concern over the growing rate of harassment of journalists in Lesotho. The recent case of the 357FM’s Lebese Molati marks the peak at which media freedom is under threat imposed by those who wield power. Molati...

Dossier

In 1991, African journalists issued a historic call for press freedom.

30 years later, media professionals and others weigh in on the state of Africa’s press. Read their thoughts and join the conversation at #WHK30

In order to sustain our capacity building and advocacy programs, we also rent out our recording studio and a DJI phantom 4 drone.