LOUGHTY Dube, the Zimbabwe Independentâ€™s Bulawayo Bureau Chief, was at the weekend elected the deputy regional chairperson of the executive committee of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa)
Dube was unanimously elected at the instituteâ€™s meeting in Pretoria, South Africa and he also instantly became the deputy chairperson of Misaâ€™s Regional Governing Council (RGC).
The RGC is composed of chairpersons of 11 Southern African Development Community member states in Misa.
The institute does not have chapters in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mauritius.
Dube will deputise Swazilandâ€™s Lomcebo Dlamini, who beat Botswanaâ€™s Laona Segaetso for the top regional post.
The other members who made it into the four member executive committee were South Africaâ€™s Noma Rangana and Zambiaâ€™s Henry Kabwe. The two came in as committee members.
Apart from his regional responsibilities, Dube would, however, remain chairperson of the National Governing Council of Misa-Zimbabwe. â€” Staff Writer.