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05.03.2015

A Shining Example of Democracy - 90th Anniversary of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung -

In a ceremony to mark the ninetieth anniversary of the founding of the...


26.03.2015

Zimbabwe: IMPI media and information inquiry report released

The government- sanctioned Information and Media Panel of Inquiry (IMPI) on 18 March 2015...


23.03.2015

Burundi: Authorities poised to move against popular radio station

Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the threat of closure hanging over Burundi’s...


02/17/15

Combating the culture of secrecy in South Africa: the Right2Know Campaign

Dr Julie Reid is a researcher and academic at the Department of Communication Science, at the University of South Africa (UNISA), the President of the South African Communication Association (SACOMM), and project leader for the Media Policy & Democracy Project (MPDP). She is a Gauteng provincial coordinator for the Right2Know Campaign (R2K), and sits on the R2K Media Freedom & Diversity committee. Download/View Publication (PDF)

02/17/15

Cell phone jamming drama in South Africa’s Parliament: worry sign for the future

Ferial Haffajee, a City Press editor-in-chief and a recipient of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) international press freedom award, 2014 discusses the recent phone jamming in Parliament and to protecting media freedom against censorship measures. Download/View Publication (PDF)