Community radio: game-changers on Africa's media landscape
Currently Zimbabwe is gearing itself up for two significant developments in the broadcasting industry - the announcement of the successful local commercial licence applicants and digital migration...
Koliwe Nyoni Majama 18 May 2015
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...
17 Apr 2015
Hevoi FM which was given a broadcasting license last month will hit the Masvingo airwaves at the beginning of August this year, a company official has revealed...
8 Apr 2015
Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...
7 Apr 2015
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
WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...
17 Feb 2015
NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...
2 Feb 2015
GABORONE, BOTSWANA: The Editor of the Gaborone Mmegi suspects a state organisation is behind a hacking attack last week, reports Mail & Guardian...
30 Jan 2015
Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...
28 Jan 2015
CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...
31 Dec 2014
CAIRO, EGYPT / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste marks a year in prison in Egypt today, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplaying hopes that he will be released before a 1 January appeal...
29 Dec 2014
The Minister of Mass Media, José Luís de Matos, has inaugurated a 10KV emitter of provincial broadcast Radio of Malanje, in modulated frequency, as part of celebrations of 5 October - the day of the National Radio of Angola.
6 Oct 2014
Launched seven months ago, 1FM can now be heard across 22 towns and cities throughout Namibia, covering 95% of the country's urban population.
30 May 2014
An Angolan court handed an opposition journalist a fine and suspended six-month prison sentence Friday after he broadcast screams coming from a police station live over the radio station for which he works.
12 Feb 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health (13-14 June), a new bespoke festival celebrating the power of creativity in healthcare marketing and communications from around the world, is now open for delegate registration.
13 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 2014
Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.
31 Dec 2013
NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.
19 Dec 2013
Amakhosi Cultural Centre is in the process of applying for the Bulawayo commercial metro radio station licence. If licensed, the station - called Esabantu - will be launched on 1 June 2014.
17 Dec 2013
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013
Jasco Electronics Holdings subsidiary Jasco Broadcast Solutions said on Monday, 28 October, it was building a control room for the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) as part of its migration from analogue to digital broadcasting.
29 Oct 2013
South Africa launched an online, 24-hour radio station on Thursday, 17 October that aims to showcase its foreign policy and shore up its position as a continental economic and political powerhouse.
18 Oct 2013
South Africans, Msindisi Fengu and Yandisa Monakali from The Daily Dispatch, were named overall winners of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2013 on Saturday, 12 October 2013 at the CTICC in Cape Town.
14 Oct 2013
The 18th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards is taking place tomorrow night, 12 October 2013 at the CTICC where finalists will be recognised for their excellent journalism across the continent.
Ilse van den Berg 11 Oct 2013