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November 3, 2019

Going undercover as a crown prince to negotiate with rebels armed to the teeth is just the tip of Mount Kilimanjaro as far as the daring stuff Anas Arameyaw Anas and his Tiger Eye team get up to is concerned. 

When they investigated what eventually became the documentar...

November 2, 2019

Somalia ranks as the top country with unresolved journalist killings according to the Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ) Global Impunity Index 2019 released on October 29 2019. 
 

The index is based on CPJ data on journalists murdered with complete impunity between...

November 1, 2019

Open source investigator at BBC Africa Eye Ben Strick says the important thing about The Anatomy of a Killing is that it shows the power of collaboration across departments and professions. 

“A lot of the time people silo information and keep it to themselves. We reache...

October 23, 2019

Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Kuben Naidoo spoke at the South African National Editors’ Forum function commemorating Black Wednesday held in Johannesburg on October 18 2019. 

Reflections on the value of the media’s victories 42 years since Black Wedne...

October 14, 2019

India's indigenous languages and ancient traditional skills are at risk of extinction, but it's not too late to save them. This is what Palagummi Sainath, the founder of People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI) aim to do. According to him, public institutions in India ar...

October 10, 2019

Sexual abuses are in the headlines again, with West African universities rocked by the #SexForGrades expose and the #MeToo movement finally making landfall in India at the start of October. Closer to home, revenge porn, or the distribution of nudes and other sexually e...

October 7, 2019

In September 1997 Juby Mayet testified at the special hearings for media at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). The TRC hearings, which started in 1996, were South Africa’s attempt at national reconciliation after years of bitter conflict. The hearings were...

October 4, 2019

The media landscape is changing, and with these changes come new opportunities, but also new threats. While new online platforms offer exciting channels to expand and extend the frontiers of media freedom and freedom of expression in Africa, some African governments ha...

October 1, 2019

Vusumuzi Sifile has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) effective from October 1, 2019.

The PSAf Board released a statement expressing its pleasure in the announcement, adding that Sifile came out as the top candid...

September 30, 2019

An investigation into potential breach of privacy rights affecting almost seven million Nigerians by the TrueCaller mobile app is underway, but this is not the first time that the app's data collection activities has been red flagged....

September 30, 2019

Gaps in Africa’s internet governance and online rights took centre stage at the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa. The event, which was hosted by Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa, ran from 23 to 26 September in Addis Ababa, Ethio...

September 27, 2019

Phathiswa Magopeni has a bold vision for South Africa's embattled public broadcaster - and for all other African news services. Magopeni is the Group Executive of News and Current Affairs at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

The news service should have...

September 19, 2019

Africa’s media landscape has undergone substantial changes. These changes and how the industry and its revenue practices should adapt to them formed the basis of the conversation at WAN-Ifra's 2019 Digital Media Africa conference that was held in Sandton, Johannesburg,...

September 18, 2019

Sexual harassment is a major problem across Africa and globally. Now the WAN-IFRA’s Women In News programme is empowering newsrooms to deal with the issue proactively.

A panel discussion held during the Digital Media Africa conference held in South Africa between 11 and...

September 9, 2019

Fears are mounting that authorities will detain Nigeria-based news site Cross River Watch's Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Agba Jalingo for another 90 days.

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