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​VMCZ Board

ChairpersonAlec Muchadehama Alec Muchadehama is a practicing lawyer specialising in civil rights, labour law, constitutional law, criminal law and media law. He is also a partner at Mbidzo, Muchadehama and Makoni legal practioners and a member of the Law Society...

About VMCZ

VMCZ is a professional media self-regulatory body set up in 2007 by Zimbabwean journalists and other stakeholders in civil society who subscribe to the principles of media freedom, accountability, independence, and ethical journalism. VMCZ’s mission is to promote a...

Complaints Procedure

Functions of Media Complaints Committee  The Media Complaints Committee (MCC) is guided by a desire to promote and protect a set of common professional  standards  of  conduct  for  media  practitioners,  media  institutions,  media  owners  and publishers, and to provide...

27. Dissolution

27.1 The Council may at any time terminate its existence if it appears to the members that its continued existence is inappropriate or inexpedient. 27.2  A resolution to dissolve the Council must be passed by a three-quarters majority of...

25. Arbitration

25.1 Any dispute between a member or members and the Council, or between members inter se, involving issues other than disciplinary conduct and which cannot be amicably resolved, must be resolved by arbitration. 25.2 The arbitrator must be a...

24. Discipline

24.1 Where a member conducts her/himself in a manner which is contrary to the aims and objectives of this Constitution, or which brings the Council into disrepute, a complaint may be made to the Board. 24.2 The Board must...