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23.05.2016

Human Rights and Information in Africa: A reflection on trends

One in three people on the planet is an Internet user.1 It has emerged as a new lived...


16.05.2016

MISA documentary highlights free expression struggles in southern Africa

Freedom of expression is one of the cornerstones of all democratic systems.


10.05.2016

Namibia: Leading the Way Where World Press Freedom Day Began

Windhoek — Presidential economic advisor Dr. John Steytler sees part of his job as...


09.05.2016

Uganda: Govt Bans Live Broadcast of Kizza Besigye's Defiance Campaign

Uganda has banned the live broadcast of opposition protests dubbed 'Defiance campaign',...


The digital pressure: How the South African newsroom has changed

 

The transition to digital in newsrooms in South Africa has radically altered life for journalists forever according to the publication: State of the Newsroom South Africa 2014: Disruptions Accelerated published by Wits Journalism. 

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No one should expect a Twitter Revolution in sub-Saharan Africa – at least for now

 

Showing no shred of skepticism, analysts have been predicting the ubiquity of the Internet’s and new media technologies is set to help end tyranny across sub-Saharan Africa.  

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