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​Media – Afentse ‘Fenny’ Lekolwane
​Media – Afentse ‘Fenny’ Lekolwane
Filmmaker Afentse Lekolwane is a film producer, writer and director, whose passion for filmmaking has been putting Botswana...
Free speech remains a mote in Africa's eye
Free speech remains a mote in Africa's eye
For many of us in Africa, particularly journalists, freedom of expression remains most elusive in societies where governments believe they hold...
Angolan generals take on journalist
Angolan generals take on journalist
The defamation trial of Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, accused of libelling seven of the country’s military generals in a book he...
Hate speech on the rise in African media
Hate speech on the rise in African media
With a perceived rise in radicalism and hate speech perpetuated in the media, media leaders from across the African continent have launched a...
Street focus becomes Chronic
Street focus becomes Chronic
'Shock". "Exceptionalism". "Paranoia". Three words that, in a conversation with Chimurenga founder and editor Ntone Edjabe, pop up with greater...
South Africa slow to take up digital media
South Africa slow to take up digital media
Despite growing demand for digital media in South Africa, there is still strong interest in traditional media in rural areas, where the high cost...
The foundations of freedom
The foundations of freedom
No discussion of the role and responsibility of the media can commence without acknowledging the overarching importance of freedom of expression....
Regulating SA's media: Lessons from abroad
Regulating SA's media: Lessons from abroad
In the United Kingdom, a self regulatory system protects both the public and the media and strident action can be taken against journalists who...
The media 'cannot, and should not, be complacent'
The media 'cannot, and should not, be complacent'
Former Constitutional Court Judge Kate O'Regan opened the Regulations and Rights conference at the University of the Witwatersrand on Wednesday...
Zimbabwe quadruples foreign media licensing fees
Zimbabwe quadruples foreign media licensing fees
Zimbabwe has quadrupled fees for local journalists working for international media organisations, new regulations published on Thursday reported....
It's the economy, stupid
It's the economy, stupid
James Tumusiime, the managing editor of The Observer in Kampala, was agitated when I walked in for an appointment with him recently.
[Podcast]O’Regan on media freedom
[Podcast]O’Regan on media freedom
Listen to the keynote address by former Constitutional Court Judge Kate O’Regan, delivered at a conference interrogating the rights and responsibilities of African media at Wits Journalism on Wednesday March 09 2011.

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