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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba - Part 1

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

Search for bravest women journalists

WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ericsson, Tunisia sign MoU

Ericsson and the Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy in Tunisia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining several initialising initiatives to spur further Tunisian ICT innovation...

Tunisia: PM committed to free, independent media, says SNJT's B'ghouri

President of the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) Néji B'ghouri said Prime Minister Habib Essid pledged to uphold freedom of press and equip media with the means needed to accomplish their mission independently.

Launch of mobile app "Zoomi" to report environmental abuses

TUNIS, TUNISIA: The mobile application "Zoomi" to report environmental abuses and violations was launched, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development Nejib Derouiche announced Wednesday...

Tunisia court to rule on blogger's appeal March 3

TUNIS - A Tunisian court said Tuesday it would rule next week on a blogger's appeal against a one-year jail sentence for defaming the military...

Submarine cable to connect Tunisia to Europe

Tunisiana and Orange Tunisia have announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Interoute, the owner operator of Europe's next generation network, for the commissioning of a submarine cable, called Didon, connecting the city of Kélibia, Tunisia to Interoute's pan European fiber optic network, via its landing station in Mazara del Vallo, Siciliy, Italy.

Web radios become voices of Tunisia slums

Two web radio stations were launched in Tunisia earlier this month to deliver the voice of the region's population to officials and to send reassuring messages to neighbourhood youth.

By Monya Yahia

Tunisie Telecom, Alcatel-Lucent takes step to faster broadband

Alcatel-Lucent and Tunisie Telecom, Tunisia's telecommunications provider, have successfully completed the trial of superfast broadband services using advanced Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 Vectoring technology.

AfDB - The importance of trade integration

A new policy paper by the African Development Bank (AfDB) carries the importance of trade integration to macroeconomic convergence.

Prof Muhammad Yunus to speak at AfDB speakers series

Nobel Prize-winner, Professor Muhammad Yunus, will give a speech in the African Development Bank's (AfDB) Eminent Speakers Series on Tuesday, 12 March 2013 at Salle de conférence Mohamed Majoul, Amen Bank in Tunis.

Alcatel-Lucent, Tunisiana partner to provide broadband services across Tunisia

Tunisiana, a provider of wireless communications services in Tunisia, and Alcatel-Lucent have announced a four-year agreement to build a wireline broadband access network that will bring high-speed internet access and high-quality voice and video services to millions of Tunisian consumers and business customers.

Tunisian journalists look to build free press

Reporters in Tunisia say they face pressure that undermines their financial and editorial independence.

By Houda Trabelsi

Tunisia should accept all UN recommendations on free expression - IFEX-TMG

While welcoming Tunisia's acceptance of 110 of its 125 recommendations during a United Nations review last week, the IFEX Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG) calls on the country's leadership to adopt the recommendations related to freedom of expression without delay.

Tunisia newspapers accuse new head of censorship

Tunisian newspaper staff on Thursday [30 August 2012] accused their controversial new director, appointed by the Islamist-led government, of censoring an article criticising his nomination.

Mobiserve participates at North Africa Com

Mobiserve Holding, the solutions provider for telecommunication infrastructure and engineering services in the Middle East and Africa is participating in the 6th edition of North Africa Com which began yesterday, 15 May 2012 and will continue today.

Global call to commemorate World Press Freedom Day

DARMSTADT, GERMANY/PARIS, FRANCE: 3 May 2012 marks World Press Freedom Day, an opportunity to celebrate the gains and highlight the work still to be achieved in securing freedom of expression for the world's press. Material on show will include work by South Africa's Zapiro.

Tunisia: Nation to host 2012 World Press Freedom Prize Award

UNESCO has announced that Tunisia will host the 2012 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. The prestigious award, worth US$25 000 will be presented in a ceremony marking World Press Freedom Day, on 3 May 2012.

By Adam Le Nevez

Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards

DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.

Middle East Publishing Conference examines region's transformation

DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) presented its 7th annual Middle East conference with a look at media transformation in the region and issued a call for proposals for innovative projects to support the independent press.

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