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10.05.2017

Geingob to launch media code of ethics

THE Editors Forum of Namibia's code of ethics will be relaunched today as part of the belated World Press Freedom Day commemorations.[more]

Category: Media Matters

02.05.2017

Govt urged to resist media muzzling

THE Namibian Media Trust has urged the government to resist any and all attempts to curb free media and free speech, drop an advertising directive for government to prioritise state media over privately-owned media houses and to...[more]

Category: Media Matters

06.04.2017

New legislation to facilitate access to information

The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Tjekero Tweya, has assured the public that the draft legislation aimed at ensuring access to information will see the light of day before the end of this financial year. [more]

Category: Media Matters

05.04.2017

Pay-TV in Africa is thriving

Three groups are in a major battle for pay-TV subscriber eyeballs in Africa, a new report by London-based company Digital TV Research has revealed. Researcher Simon Murray discusses what he found out.[more]

Category: Media Matters

27.02.2017

Zambia: Misa Zambia Upset Over M'membe Persecution

MISA Zambia has condemned the police raid on former Post Newspapers Limited in liquidation Fred M'membe's residence and taking away some printing equipment.[more]

Category: Media Matters

27.02.2017

Fake news: How can African media deal with the problem?

At a time when fact-based reporting is increasingly being undermined by fake news, the BBC's Dickens Olewe looks at the lessons for the media in Africa. [more]

Category: Media Matters

15.01.2017

Kenyans Fear a Possible Internet Shutdown During 2017 Presidential Election

Kenyans online have started expressing fears of a possible shutdown of social media by the government in the run up to the 2017 presidential elections, set to take place in the month of August.[more]

Category: Media Matters

09.01.2017

Another popular Gambian radio station shut down

Banjul - Another private Gambian radio station, the popular Paradise FM, was shut down late on Sunday by authorities, media sources said, making it the fourth radio station to be ordered off air so far this month.[more]

Category: Media Matters

13.12.2016

SABC journalist threatened after testimony, Parliament hears

APE TOWN - It emerged in Parliament on Wednesday that one of the journalists who testified in the inquiry into the affairs of the SABC had received a threatening text message after giving testimony.[more]

Category: Media Matters

13.12.2016

With nearly four billion people still unable to get online, UN forum to tackle 'digital divide'

6 December 2016 – The 11th annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) opened in Jalisco, Mexico, where delegates from across the world will join thousands more online to weigh the challenges of today's digital age and...[more]

Category: Media Matters

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Tuesday, 19. September 2017
11:32 - CPJ to release report on Cameroon's press freedom crackdown
New York, September 15, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, "Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence cri...
11:42 - Celebrating Universal Access to Information Day
This year SAHA is participating in two big events hosted on 28 September, Universal Access to Information Day.