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The best of the M&G’s Africa coverage in 2018
The best of the M&G’s Africa coverage in 2018
The Mail & Guardian prides itself on in-depth, first-hand reporting on and from the African continent. This is a selection of the best stories...
Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal seven-year sentence
Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal seven-year sentence
Lawyers lodged an appeal Monday to free two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on Myanmar's Rohingya crisis, decrying the sentence as a...
A World of Khashoggis
A World of Khashoggis
For two months, the brutal murder of the US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, and its geopolitical...
Sanef seeks legal advice to protect journalists
Sanef seeks legal advice to protect journalists
The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) has urged journalists to leave press conferences or rallies held by political parties if they feel...
Study sheds light on scourge of 'fake' news in Africa
Study sheds light on scourge of 'fake' news in Africa
Concerns about “fake news” have dominated discussions about the relationship between the media and politics in the developed world in recent...
Unembargoed: November 9 to 15
Unembargoed: November 9 to 15
A forensic report claims Supra Mahumapelo urged municipalities to invest with the bank
Editorial: Journalism under attack in Africa
Editorial: Journalism under attack in Africa
The former Mail & Guardian editor, Angela Quintal, and Muthoki Mumo, formerly of Kenya’s Daily Nation, were detained overnight...
Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally — study
Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally — study
Governments worldwide are stepping up the use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China's model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip...
Khashoggi’s death rattles the world
Khashoggi’s death rattles the world
Until last Saturday, I was hopeful that the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggiat his country’s consulate in Istanbul was no more than a case of censure that would result in his transfer home...
South African phones targeted by notorious ‘governments only’ spyware
South African phones targeted by notorious ‘governments only’ spyware
Electronic devices infected with Pegasus, a notorious spyware program sold only to governments, have been discovered in South Africa. The spyware,...
Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar 'state secrets' case
Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar 'state secrets' case
Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's state secrets law during their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for...
Mozambique imposes prohibitive new fees on foreign correspondents
Mozambique imposes prohibitive new fees on foreign correspondents
Mozambique is set to introduce prohibitively expensive fees for foreign journalists, in an apparent attempt to discourage reporting from the...

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