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12.02.2018

UN High Commissioner concerned at Fiji media curbs

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says the limits imposed on journalists in Fiji are "highly worrying.''[more]

Category: Media Matters

05.02.2018

Plan by Zambia to regulate internet use sparks debate

LUSAKA – A plan by authorities in Zambia to introduce regulations for social media use has sparked debate in the southern African nation. [more]

Category: Media Matters

05.02.2018

BBC launches Ethiopian and Eritrean radio services

LONDON – The BBC yesterday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritreans.[more]

Category: Media Matters

30.01.2018

Kenyans Name a ‘People’s President,’ and TV Broadcasts Are Cut

NAIROBI, Kenya — The Kenyan government cut transmissions of three private television stations and moved to criminalize a political opposition group on Tuesday, as supporters of the opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered in the...[more]

Category: Media Matters

30.01.2018

Addis Ababa Declaration of the 3rd edition of the Africa Senior Media Dialogue (ASMD) on “The Role of Media in Africa’s Development, Women’s Empowerment and its Support for Agenda 2063”

We, journalists and participants of the third Africa Senior Media Dialogue (ASMD) met on 16 and 17 November 2017 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, to discuss “The Role of Media in Africa’s Development, Women’s Empowerment and its Support...[more]

Category: Media Matters

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Monday, 05. June 2017
09:51 - South Africa to host Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa
The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and the Association for Progressive Communication (APC) are happy to announce the date and locat...
Wednesday, 07. June 2017
14:40 - Kenya: Threats to Media Ahead of August Polls
Beatings, Harassment of Journalists and Bloggers Go Uninvestigated
Tuesday, 20. June 2017
Monday, 26. June 2017
11:15 - Latest Report by UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Freedom of Expression is a Landmark Document
“The digital access industry is in the business of digital expression (…). Since privately owned networks are indispensable to the contemporary exercise of freedom of expression, ...
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