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Q&A Sessions: ‘Feel free to criticise’ Oscar series

British filmmaker Daniel Gordon talks to Luke Feltham about the criticisms levelled at his latest work, The Life and Trials of Oscar Pistorius, a new four-part documentary series that covers the Icarian fall of the Olympian

What is happening in Mali is a coup. We must call it that

Zimbabwe called its coup a military-assisted transition to sidestep sanctions. Mali is doing the same. But failing to call power grabs by their name makes it harder to defend democracy

How to report on humanitarian crises: A guide for Western journalists

The world has become a more complicated place — that doesn’t mean your reporting has to be.

Why good governance is key for countries facing climate disruption

More droughts and floods, driven by climate change, will expose competing political pressures.

Nation of curtain twitchers

Now that we are in the second week of lockdown, South Africans seem to be taking their unwritten civic duty of snitching very seriously

Beware, the cybervirus criminals want you

During times of crisis, people turn to trusted sources for accurate information. This leaves them vulnerable to cybercriminals

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

The mistakes donors make when funding African media

Donors are rushing to fund media in Africa — but here’s a few things they should think about before they do

Africa needs traditional, independent media to hold the powerful to account

Social-media platforms have their place, but it is investigative journalists who can effect change

How — and how not — to restore trust in media

In an age of unprecedented access to information, people must improve their media literacy. But that does not let media organizations off the hook

State capture: The Kenyan edition

Corruption scandals have rocked Kenyan politics this year, implicating some of the country’s most senior officials

Nigerian political parties are weaponising fake news

According to new research, the volume of disinformation and fake news in the run-up to the Nigerian election is unprecedented

UK minister breaks ranks with no-deal Brexit warning

Greg Clark's comments contradicted official government policy of not ruling out a no-deal Brexit

BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

Carrie Gracie said she resigned last week over a "crisis of trust" which has engulfed the BBC.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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