The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014 09:05
A Swaziland High Court judge Monday freed on bail seven opposition activists arrested last month at the trial of journalists charged with publishing articles critical of King Mswati III's government.
8 May 2014 08:43
King Mswati III of Swaziland will be given the powers to take over all radio and television stations in the kingdom, if a bill before Parliament becomes law.
15 Mar 2013 14:21
The cabinet has approved draft legislation that intends to convert Swaziland's two state broadcasters into one national broadcaster, according to local media reports.
4 Mar 2013 11:36
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013 10:33
Swaziland senate president Gelane Zwane has insulted and threatened journalists for turning up to a meeting to which they were invited, according to reports in the Times of Swaziland, the country's oldest privately-owned newspaper.
22 Jan 2013 15:45
According to reports, radio in Swaziland is to be banned from broadcasting news and information that does not support the government's own agenda. All radio istations in the region, except one Christian station that does not broadcast news, is state-controlled and already suffers from high levels of censorship.
13 Aug 2012 11:19
There have been posts on Facebook recently about the standards of newspaper journalism in Swaziland and whether comment writers need to abide by ethical codes.
28 May 2012 13:19
The Swaziland Government has been accused of trying to close down the press with the publication of a new bill to bar public servants from disclosing any information about their work that relates to 'public policy'.
17 May 2012 11:39
The Times of Swaziland, the kingdom's only independent daily newspaper, has for the second day running [since 9 May 2012], censored itself in its reporting of King Mswati III.
10 May 2012 13:09
MBABANE, SWAZILAND: The chief editor of the Swazi Observer newspaper said on Tuesday, 17 January 2012, that he has been sacked after he published interviews with democrats on the future of Africa's last absolute monarchy.
20 Jan 2012 11:29
Q-KON has rolled out a HotZONE (public broadband access network), facilitated through Wavion wireless network technology, to its Swaziland-based client, Nkosiphile Innovations. The project has been successful and plans are underway to integrate the HotZONE concept across several schools in the region.
28 Nov 2011 11:58
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010 10:35