Background Briefing

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Glossary of Acronyms

AIPPA                          Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act

CID                             Criminal Investigation Department

CIO                             Central Intelligence Organization

COSATU                     Congress of South African Trade Unions

ESC                             Electoral Supervisory Commission

IRIN                            UN OCHA Integrated Regional Information Network

MDC                           Movement for Democratic Change

MIC                             Media and Information Commission

MISA                           Media Institute of Southern Africa

MMPZ                         Media Monitoring Project of Zimbabwe

MOA                           Miscellaneous Offences Act

POSA                           Public Order and Security Act

SADC                          Southern African Development Community

ZEC                             Zimbabwe Electoral Commission

ZANU PF                    Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front

ZBC                             Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation

ZBH                             Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings

ZDF                             Zimbabwe Defense Force

ZESN                          Zimbabwe Election Support Network

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