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Zim news app sees spike in traffic

Zimbabwe's #datafree Zim News app spikes to more than 3 million daily page views as citizens seek information on crisis...

1 day ago

#NEWSWATCH: Zimbabwe uncertainty as state TV remains under control of military

Zimbabwe remains on a knife edge as political uncertainty reigns and state television is under the control of the military...

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

Contributing to a strong and vibrant media sector in Africa

Mobile communications have brought enormous improvements to living standards around the world, and nowhere is the use of that technology spreading more quickly than in Africa, said Michael Bloomberg, speaking on the African Business Media Innovators conference in Ghana...

By Michael Bloomberg 14 Nov 2017

Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018 launches

Continental Reinsurance invites entries for its third Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018...

14 Nov 2017

Discussions around new hybrid media models

Third Africa Business Media Innovators Summit to convene media visionaries from 20 African nations in Ghana...

13 Nov 2017

CNN's Go There Media Fund to aid distressed destinations in boosting travel and tourism

CNN International Commercial's (CNNIC) 'Go There Media Fund' provides travel and tourism expertise to distressed destinations and countries recovering from natural disasters...

7 Nov 2017

Honouring courageous journalism

The Committee to Protect Journalists' 2017 International Press Freedom Awards honours courageous journalism from around the world...

7 Nov 2017

US journalist in jail on charges of trying to topple Mugabe

A 25-year-old American journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, on account of an alleged tweet that described the ageing leader as "selfish and sick", was remanded in custody Saturday after denying the accusations...

6 Nov 2017

Impunity in the murders of journalists creates intractable cycle

Somalia tops CPJ's 10th annual Global Impunity Index which highlights countries where journalists are murdered regularly...

1 Nov 2017

Future-proof your journalists

The Storylab Academy is providing an opportunity for journalists to improve their digital storytelling skills with a combination of free online webinars and face-to-face training...

30 Oct 2017

Three Cameroonian journalists charged with criminal defamation

Cameroon is continuing its oppression of press freedom by charging three Cameroonian journalists with criminal defamation...

18 Oct 2017

Video dominates news consumption in Africa

Recent study reveals that TV and mobile video content is the primary source of information in Africa and the Middle East...

16 Oct 2017

Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa

AfricaCom 2017 presents a global speaker line-up in this uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation...

12 Oct 2017

Kenya election annulment: What are Kenyans talking about?

On 1 September the Supreme Court announced that the Kenyan elections had been annulled. Global media intelligence company Meltwater tracked and analysed the social media and online editorial mentions...

Issued by Meltwater 5 Oct 2017

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