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...
Jospeh Ntakha, a radio presenter from local private radio station MoAfrika FM Radio was physically attacked at the All Basotho Convention (ABC) political party rally at Setsoto Stadium in Maseru, Lesotho, on 1 February 2015.
The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has handed down a powerful first judgment on press freedom by ruling that criminal defamation laws cannot include custodial sentences or sanctions that are disproportionate, such as...
Just when media stakeholders in Tanzania thought that 2015 could be ‘media friendly’, especially after the inclusion of progressive Articles on access to information and media law in the proposed new Constitution, the government...
As Zambia, Lesotho and Tanzania go to the polls in 2015, the media have a key role to play in ensuring fair and transparent elections with informed voters.
Burundian authorities imprisoned the director of the privately owned Radio Publique Africaine on Tuesday and charged him with complicity in murder, according to news reports. The arrest followed the station's broadcast of an...
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