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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]

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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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Wednesday, 16. August 2017
10:09 - Media Development in the Digital Age: Five Ways to Engage in Internet Governance
Introduction As early as 1978, Nicholas Negroponte the technologist and founder of MIT’s Media Lab, predicted a future where computing, printing, and broadcasting would converge.1...
11:04 - Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology
Africa’s diversity encompasses more than its landscape, it includes the political, economic, social, technological and environmental outlook, with each country and region having it...
Wednesday, 23. August 2017
13:37 - How Kenya became the latest victim of 'fake news'
Disinformation and "fake news" were employed to influence young Kenyans' vote during the elections.
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