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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

03.02.2015

Konaté v Burkina Faso: The Judgment and its Implications for the Decriminalisation of Expression Campaign in Africa

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...[more]

Category: Media Matters

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Monday, 06. November 2017
14:36 - World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development
Across the world, journalism is under fire. While more individuals have access to content than ever before, the combiantion of political polarization and technological change have ...