Maphanyane is MISA regional chair


Modise Maphanyane of Botswana has been elected chairman of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) for the next three years.

The veteran media activist, who chairs MISA-Botswana was elected to the regional post on Friday at MASA Centre, Gaborone. Maphanyane said he did not campaign but had to answer a call from his regional colleagues who have been courting him for the position for some time.

“This time round, I could not say no, also considering that we were hosting  the (AGM of the) regional body. It has taken years for the regional body to stage an AGM in Botswana due to issues of costs.

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