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Private radio stations protest Mali crackdown

Private radio operators in Mali on Sunday denounced a state crackdown on pirate broadcasters, with 47 stations threatened with closure for failing to obtain licences...

19 Apr 2017

54 Nigerian stations shut down

The licences of 54 broadcast stations in Nigeria have been revoked over failure to pay mandatory fees, according to the Media Foundation for West Africa...

22 Mar 2017

Ghanaian startup AF Radio launches playback app

Ghanaian startup AF Radio has launched its free Android app after months of testing in partnership with local station 3FM 92.7...

By Tom Jackson 21 Oct 2016

Radio Shabelle reporter shot in Somalia

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and National Union Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) urge authorities in Somalia to investigate the murder of a journalist working with Radio Shabelle...

13 Oct 2016

African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission established

The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the rapid development of the African audiovisual and cinema industry...

23 Jun 2016

Empowering women to use tech

Intel's radio show in Nigeria aims to encourage women to utilise IT...

15 Jun 2016

Kenyan journalist wins at Sanlam Awards

Kenya's Business Daily journalist, Allan Odhiambo, wins at Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism...

10 Jun 2016

License-free Chinese content for African broadcasters

BON Cloud debuts license-free content for African broadcasters seeking China-related stories...

31 May 2016

Times Media Radio's newbies mint new listener numbers

According to SAARF's latest Commercial Radio Listening RAMS figures, all three Times Media Radio stations have increased their listenership. Tony Mallam, Head of Radio: Times Media Limited tells us how they got this right through differentiating their offering...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Oct 2015

Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015

Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists

Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...

7 Apr 2015

Media analysts sceptical over launch of third news agency

The launch of a third commercial newswire agency to replace the nonprofit independent South African Press Association (Sapa) has led to criticism...

11 Mar 2015

One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015

When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study

WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...

17 Feb 2015

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