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

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Two TV stations ordered off the air in DRC

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to close two privately owned news channels...

Entries open for 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'

Entries for the 2016 'Bobs - Best of Online Activism' are now open until 3 March 2016. The Deutsche Welle (DW) awards honour exemplary efforts to promote online freedom of expression and civil society...

Al Jazeera's audio app provides access to a live audio stream

To reach new audiences, where low Internet speeds limit access to video, Al Jazeera Media Network has launched a new audio web app that will give users access to a live audio stream of the network's TV broadcast...

Call to enter pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards

Journalists from across Africa have until 29 February 2016 to submit their entries for the inaugural pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards...

Rwanda gets CNBC Africa studio at new East African headquarters

On 4 February 2016, CNBC Africa officially opened its East African headquarters and studio in Kigali, Rwanda, just ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa taking place from 11-13 May 2016 in Kigali...

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 161: Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016

On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 4 February 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding looks at the trends and opportunities affecting you in 2016.

Burundi arrests two foreign journalists

Burundi police said Friday they had arrested two respected foreign journalists working in the capital, as they reported on gunmen opposed to the government in the troubled central African country...

Six trends communications professionals shouldn't ignore in 2016

As we settle into the new year, communication specialists traditionally take the time to evaluate the biggest trends that affected the profession in 2015...

Women in News has first 2016 Africa meeting

The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016...

Ugandan parliament bans Journalists without degrees

Ugandan journalists who have no university degrees would be banned from covering parliamentary proceedings as from May 2016, a report said on Thursday...

Burundi journalist wins French press prize

Burundi journalist Esdras Ndikumana, the AFP and Radio France Internationale correspondent who was forced to flee last year, was awarded the 2015 French diplomatic press prize on Monday...

Marketers will unite sales and media touchpoints in new ways in 2016, says Millward Brown

Millward Brown's annual Digital and Media Predictions for the year ahead outline the need to optimise video and mobile advertising, evaluate connected TV opportunities and develop inspiring branded content...

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Uganda media intimidated ahead of presidential polls: HRW

Government intimidation of journalists and activists in Uganda is having a "chilling effect" on free speech ahead of elections next month, Human Rights Watch said Monday...

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