freedom of expression

 
Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s decade of ‘lost opportunity’
Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s decade of ‘lost opportunity’
The 2018 African governance index was released this week. It’s not good news.
All are one at Ubuntu.Lab
All are one at Ubuntu.Lab
Our Ubuntu.Lab Hub and Reputation Custodians Network is in response to the reality that we human beings live in a world of competing narratives....
Free speech is costly
Free speech is costly
Freedom of expression is one of the cornerstones of our nascent constitutional democracy, and it is unquestionably a principle worth defending.
Botswana Gazette journalists arrested over story
Botswana Gazette journalists arrested over story
Officials from the Botswana corruption watchdog have raided the offices of the Botswana Gazette and arrested its manager, editor, journalist...
Violent intimidation of writers must not be tolerated
Violent intimidation of writers must not be tolerated
On Wednesday March 18 author, Zainub Priya Dala was violently attacked as she left her hotel during the Time of the Writer Festival in Durban. A...
[Video]Angolan journalist wins Freedom of Expression Award Part 2
[Video]Angolan journalist wins Freedom of Expression Award Part 2
Rafael Marques de Morais was honoured with the Freedom of Speech award for his work in exposing corruption in government and business in Angola.
[Podcast]Extraordinary Life:  Zapiro
[Podcast]Extraordinary Life: Zapiro
Political cartoonist Zapiro's work is as important as ever following the Charlie Hebdo killings. His life and role in society is discussed.
MJC: Freedom of speech should not lead to hate speech
MJC: Freedom of speech should not lead to hate speech
Freedom of speech is to be respected, but does have limits when it borders on what could be perceived as hate speech, the Muslim Judicial Council...
I am Charlie Hebdo, just like I am everyone
I am Charlie Hebdo, just like I am everyone
When atrocious events like the Charlie Hebdo massacre occur, when the word terrorism is thrown around by the media, when headlines containing the...
Artists in firing line as they test the limits of freedom of expression
Artists in firing line as they test the limits of freedom of expression
“The role of the artist has always been to provoke debate and to raise issues for discussion — even contentious ones,” says Peter Rorvik,...
Rap song could test SA's hate speech laws
Rap song could test SA's hate speech laws
The song, Larney Jou Poes, which grapples with the plight of farmworkers in light of the De Doorns protests, was released on an EP this...

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