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Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards

The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017...

Issued by African Excellence Awards 20 Feb 2017

Fellowship programme for journalists in developing countries

Sponsored by Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists, the fellowship program is open to journalists who are native to one of the developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America/the Caribbean…

16 Feb 2017

Image of 'hatred of our times' wins World Press Photo

THE HAGUE - Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey on Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award...

14 Feb 2017

UN urges Cameroon to restore internet services

The UN Special Rapporteur will continue to monitor developments in Cameroon closely, and is at the disposal of the authorities to provide assistance or advice as required…

14 Feb 2017

West Africa media: hope for The Gambia

West Africa media round-up: hope for The Gambia, police crackdown on Nigerian media and more…

13 Feb 2017

NY Times teams with Spotify for music-news offering

NEW YORK - The New York Times said on Wednesday it had teamed up with the online service Spotify in bid to lure subscribers with a "news and music experience"...

9 Feb 2017

Ten media innovations in Africa in 2017

Many attempts at consolidated research have not been successful in this highly competitive space in Africa…

By Peter Searll 9 Feb 2017

Who is winning in Africa, and is Africa winning?

Africa Forum 2017 will see the launch of the much anticipated African Market Research Association (AMRA) and will set the African agenda for market research, including social research, opinion polling and data analytics...

Issued by African Market Research Association 8 Feb 2017

APO competition has a winner

Rwandan journalist Johnson Kanamagire wins APO competition trip to Dubai…

7 Feb 2017

22 ‘watchdog' projects in Africa win funding

22 digital and journalism ‘watchdog' projects across Africa win $1 million in funding and technology support…

3 Feb 2017

Journalists' competition offers US study tour

Journalists from South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria can win a fully paid study tour to major US newsrooms as part of a new impactAFRICA reporting contest...

3 Feb 2017

War of words with Nigerian army lands journalists in jail

The harassment of journalists in recent times is completely antithetical to democratic values and norms at the core of which are the rights to free speech and media freedom…

1 Feb 2017

Condemnation for attack wounding seven journalists in Somalia

There has been global condemnation for a terror attack in which seven journalists were also wounded…

27 Jan 2017

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