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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Sudan Cracks Down on Private Media

Khartoum: Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Sunday seized copies of Al-Jareeda and Akhir Lahza newspapers without stating reasons. ...

Mozambican Police Release Zimbabwean Journalist Pindai Dube

eNCA's Pindai Dube has been released following his arrest in Mozambique on Saturday were he was investigating military uprising in the country. ...

Award Winning Film School Relocates to Cape Town

The Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking has, as of July 2017, relocated all its training from Johannesburg to Cape Town’s Green Point campus....

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Chamisa Grilled on BBC’s Hard Talk -Video

The popular opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, was grilled on BBC’s HardTalk but the young charismatic leader kept his composure as the programme's host Steven...

Burundi Bans BBC, VOA Ahead Of Controversial Referendum

Bujumbura: BURUNDI has announced a six month ban for the Voice of America (VOA), BBC as well as two local broadcasters ahead of a...

Tanzania’s President Magufuli Clamps Down On Social Media

Dodoma: Tanzania’s government has approved a law that will regulate content posted online, introducing fees for bloggers and online media in addition to policing...

South Sudan Shuts Down UN Radio Station

JUBA: The Director of the Media Authority, Elijah Alier Kuai said the move was taken following several notifications for registration which were not responded...

Kenya: UN Condemns Closure of Private TV Stations

Nairobi: THE United Nations (UN) has condemned Kenyan authorities for failure to lift a ban on three banned private television stations despite a High...

Egyptian Journalist Ismail al-Iskandrani Languishes in Jail Without Trial

The Egyptian authorities should immediately and unconditionally release a journalist and prisoner of conscience who, as of today, has spent two full years in...

Zimbabwean Journalists Confront Govt Over Media Reforms

The Media Institute of Southern Africa Zimbabwe Chapter (MISA Zimbabwe), by copy of this letter, humbly seeks to draw your respected attention to our concerns...