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  • Africa: Media Launch Campaign Against Hate Speech

    Addis Standard

    The African Media Initiative (AMI) has on August 20th lunched a Pan-African campaign against hate speech at a panel discussion held in Nairobi, Kenya. Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Information Ministry Bans 61 Newspapers [press release]

    RSF

    Reporters Without Borders calls on the information ministry to rescind two new decrees, one on 18 August declaring 75 newspapers defunct for failing to publish for the past three... Read more »

  • Liberia: Waja Slams Liberian Media Attack, Regional Ebola Outbreak

    FrontPageAfrica

    The West African Journalists Association (WAJA) has extended its condolences and solidarity with the governments and peoples in the sub-region affected by the Ebola outbreak, and... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Access to Information Bill Approved By Parliamentary Assembly [press release]

    IFEX

    The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is pleased to learn of the passing of Mozambique's access to information (ATI) law at its first reading before parliament on 21 August... Read more »

  • Uganda: Digital Migration At Crossroads

    Independent

    With the Dec.31 deadline for Ugandan TV owners to switch to digital television looming, the level of ignorance in the population about the issue is unbelievable. Yet, having failed... Read more »

  • Kenya: Media Initiative Against Hate Speech At Pawa 254

    The Star

    The African Media Initiative (AMI) hosted a social event at the Pawa 254 in Nairobi on Wednesday evening. The purpose of the event was to introduce a new initiative from the Kenyan... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Female Journos Urged to Help Fellow Women

    Daily News

    WOMEN journalists in Coast Region have been urged to be involved in empowering women economically and liberating them from poverty, which was the cause for their being abused by... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: No Study Leave, Daily News Staffers Told

    New Zimbabwe

    THE Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) has condemned a decision by the Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe (ANZ) to block journalists at the company from going on study leave. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Community Radio Groups Blast Mahoso

    New Zimbabwe

    THE Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (ZACRAS) has accused Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) chairperson Tafataona Mahoso of "dishonesty" over the issue of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria Needs N60 Billion for Digital Switchover - NBC

    Vanguard

    Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has said Nigeria needed between N60 billion and N80 billion to achieve full coverage of the country from analogue to digital broadcasting by... Read more »

  • Nigeria: ITU's June 2015 Deadline Sacrosanct - NBC

    Daily Independent

    With 10 months left for the deadline set by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for television stations in Africa to migrate from analogue broadcasting to digital... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Advertisers Urge Stakeholders to Prepare for Digital Switchover

    This Day

    With five months to the planned switchover date from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting, the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN), has urged all stakeholders to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Suppress Insurgents, Not Journalists, Huriwa Charges Nigeria Armed Forces

    This Day

    A civil society organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has upbraided the hierarchy of the Nigerian armed forces for going after journalists who are... Read more »

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