Please enter a searchword.

News Archive

22.06.2016

Post Newspaper Hits The Street Despite Closure

The Post Newspaper has hit the streets despite being closed by Zambia Revenue Authority yesterday. BELOW IS A STATEMENT FROM THE POST YESTERDAY[more]

Category: Media Matters

22.06.2016

Angola: A year later, the Luanda Book Club languishes in jail

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...[more]

Category: Media Matters

17.06.2016

Ethiopia: Welcome to the Ethiopian Wide Web

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...[more]

Category: Media Matters

08.06.2016

Digital Migration in South Africa

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...[more]

Category: Media Matters

10.05.2016

Namibia: Leading the Way Where World Press Freedom Day Began

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...[more]

Category: Media Matters

09.05.2016

Uganda: Govt Bans Live Broadcast of Kizza Besigye's Defiance Campaign

Uganda has banned the live broadcast of opposition protests dubbed 'Defiance campaign', the Information minister Gen Jim Muhwezi announced Thursday. [more]

Category: Media Matters

03.09.2015

Motsoeneng pushes for regulation of journalists

SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has reiterated his desire to see the media regulated, getting South Africans fired up on Twitter. [more]

Category: Media Matters

25.02.2015

Namibia: NBC reaches 67% digital coverage

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. [more]

Category: Media Matters

05.02.2015

Burundi: Court refuses to free radio journalist, upholds charges

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...[more]

Category: Media Matters

04.02.2015

Lesotho: MoAfrika FM radio presenter attacked at political rally

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. [more]

Category: Media Matters

Displaying results 41 to 50 out of 75
Headlines by the month
February - 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  01 02 03 04
05
06 07 08 09 10 11
12
13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 23 24 25
26 27 28  
Monday, 05. February 2018
14:30 - 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.
14:59 - 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.
Monday, 12. February 2018
15:19 - 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.''