Could the South African government legitimately be proposing that shutting down the Internet would be a justifiable measure for dealing with a hate speech complaint? Surely not
The Post Newspaper has hit the streets despite being closed by Zambia Revenue Authority yesterday. BELOW IS A STATEMENT FROM THE POST YESTERDAY
Last June, a group of 17 young Angolan activists were arrested in Luanda. Their crime? They were reading the wrong book. A year later, the Luanda Book Club remains in jail, persecuted by the same corrupt, authoritarian and brutal...
Last week, the government in Ethiopia approved, much to the outcry of the rights activists, a new Computer Crime Proclamation, which, according to the government, is designed to protect the state and citizens from crimes...
SOS: Support Public Broadcasting is a Coalition which aims to address the ongoing issues concerning public and community broadcasting in South Africa and promotes the broadcast of quality, diverse, citizen-orientated programming...
Windhoek — Presidential economic advisor Dr. John Steytler sees part of his job as ensuring Namibia has the freest media in the world. "We are already number one on the African continent," he says, "and we are number seventeen in...
Uganda has banned the live broadcast of opposition protests dubbed 'Defiance campaign', the Information minister Gen Jim Muhwezi announced Thursday.
SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has reiterated his desire to see the media regulated, getting South Africans fired up on Twitter.
The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation says it reached 67% coverage in terms of viewers switching from analogue to digital viewing by the end of last month.
A Bujumbura court today confirmed criminal charges against Radio Publique Africaine director Bob Rugurika in connection with his coverage of the murder of three Italian nuns, and refused to hear a request by his lawyers for his...
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