2011 - Media Leaders Focus on Development


Some 350 media owners and editors, meeting in Tunis for the fourth annual African Media Leaders Forum, have been discussing how they can help in improving the living conditions of Africans.
Photo: rDNA

Prime Minister of Tunisia, the honourable Beji Caid El Sebsi relates the story leading to the Tunisian revolution. He spoke of renewed hope of Tunis people, new governance and an active social media landscape.

  • Africa:  Coalition for Media Development in Africa

    Reporting Development Network Africa, 12 November 2011

    In current times of unprecedented technological and social change, media should reconstitute itself in order to stay relevant and respond to challenges, improving living conditions ... read more »

  • Africa:  Ibrahim Urges AMLF Delegates to Have the Confidence to Lead

    African Media Leaders Forum, 12 November 2011

    Straight-talking Sudanese mobile communications billionaire, Dr Mohamed "Mo" Ibrahim, lamented the "tremendous lack of governance in the European Union" over the debt crisis at the ... read more »

  • Africa:  Mobile Media - How to Get Your Content to Your Audience

    African Media Leaders Forum, 11 November 2011

    Mobile is often seen as the medium for Africa - the personal, portable devices are more numerous on the continent than traditional desktop computers. read more »

  • Africa:  The AMLF Tunisian Declaration 2011

    African Media Leaders Forum, 11 November 2011

    Issued on November 11, 2011, after the Tunis Forum. read more »

  • Africa:  Tunisian PM, African Media Leaders Tie Free Press to Development

    allAfrica.com, 10 November 2011

    Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid el Sebsi says that a year after the uprising that launched "the Arab spring", the country is on the path to achieve the aims of the social ... read more »

  • Tunisia:  Are Legacy Media Still Relevant?

    African Media Leaders Forum, 11 November 2011

    The panel discussion entitled "Media in times of political and social change. Are legacy media still relevant?" took place on 10 November 2011. read more »

  • Tunisia:  PM Says Journalists Must Deliver 'Truth'

    Reporting Development Network Africa, 10 November 2011

    The 4th African Media Leaders Forum opened on a high note in Tunis this morning, with commendations for an active media in these unprecedented times. The theme for the conference ... read more »

Photo: AllAfrica

Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid el Sebsi delivers remarks at the 2011 African Media Leaders Forum in Tunis.

  • Africa:  Prime Minister Opens AMLF

    African Media Leaders Forum, 10 November 2011

    The opening ceremony of the AMLF conference opened on a high note, with the presence of Tunisian Prime Minister, Beji Caid el Sebsi. read more »

  • Africa:  Media Are Key to Continent's Development, Forum Told

    African Media Leaders Forum, 9 November 2011

    Delegates of the fourth African Media Leaders Forum gathered at the El Mouradi Gammarth hotel in Tunis for a vibrant opening ceremony. read more »

  • Africa:  The Challenges Facing African Media

    African Media Leaders Forum, 9 November 2011

    It's the first night of the forum, Wednesday 9 November. Delegates have flown in from far and wide to be in Tunis. We asked them to reflect on the media context in their home ... read more »

  • Africa:  Media in a Year of Living Dangerously - Tunis Conference Examines Role

    African Media Leaders Forum, 9 November 2011

    The first substantive session of the 2011 AMLF poses tough questions about the role of the media in social and political change. read more »

  • Africa:  An Invitation to Join the Online Forums of the AMLF

    African Media Leaders Forum, 9 November 2011

    Over the next two days, over 340 delegates from all over Africa will be deep in deliberations about the future of media on the continent at the African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) ... read more »