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Under fire SADC media must build alliances with citizens

The recent release of veteran journalist and editor Bheki Makhubu from a Swaziland jail...


Reporting on a coup and a crisis... using a music-sharing site

It's a country in crisis: a failed coup, disputed elections, dozens of protesters killed...

Internet for the poor

Why don’t most South Africans use the Internet? The most common answers, if you ask them, are: a lack of access (to devices like computers or smart phones, and to networks that you need to connect), not knowing how to use the Internet and the costs of using it.
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Why Sapa closed

The sad closure at the end of March 2015 of the South African Press Association (Sapa) wire service, the county’s oldest news agency, was inevitable. And there’s little doubt it was written on Member-owners’ boardroom walls long before it was spelled out at the wire service itself.
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