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Namibia: Namibia comes in the near bottom of the global rank in the easiness in accesing official data

Namibia has come near the bottom of global rankings that assess how easy it is for the...


"Gender on the Agenda: Naratives of Masculinitty in South African Media" copies available

In conjuction with Media Monitoring Africa, Friedrich-Ebert- Stiftung(FES), fesmedia...


Tanzania: Government bans The East African for circulating without registration

Just when media stakeholders in Tanzania thought that 2015 could be ‘media friendly’,...


Media freedom essential during upcoming 2015 African elections

As Zambia, Lesotho and Tanzania go to the polls in 2015, the media have a key role to...


Still no equity in the newsroom

Women remain vastly underrepresented in newsrooms and in news coverage in South Africa, argues media academic Dr Ylva Rodny-Gumede Head of the Department of Journalism, Film and Television at the University of Johannesburg and a Senior Associate researcher with the Stanhope Centre for international communications policy research at the London School of Economics. Download/View Publication (PDF)


A protest against all male panels and conferences

Michelle Solomon, a gender and sexual violence activist urges conference organisers to consider gender diversity and women’s voices when selecting speakers. When not working in activism, Solomon works as a freelance journalist, writer and researcher. Download/View Publication (PDF)