Christiane Amanpour.
Journalists honoured for courageous reporting

NEW YORK, US: Journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen were honoured last week at the Committee to Protect Journalists' 27th annual International Press Freedom Awards for courageous work amid risks such as imprisonment, threats, and exile.

16 hours ago

Media scholarships for women available in Africa
Media scholarships for women available in Africa

Aspiring media managers from Angola, Botswana, the DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe can apply for a scholarship.

16 hours ago

Zim news app sees spike in traffic
Zim news app sees spike in traffic

Zimbabwe's #datafree Zim News app spikes to more than 3 million daily page views as citizens seek information on crisis.

3 days ago

Community radio journalists trained in Malawi
Community radio journalists trained in Malawi

LILONGWE, Malawi - The US Embassy has funded and presented training for community radio journalists in Malawi, as part of a programme to upskill them to report effectively on local issues of interest.

15 Nov 2017

#NEWSWATCH: Zimbabwe uncertainty as state TV remains under control of military
#NEWSWATCH: Zimbabwe uncertainty as state TV remains under control of military

Zimbabwe remains on a knife edge as political uncertainty reigns and state television is under the control of the military after troops moved into the capital Harare overnight to secure key installations. A "coup" has been denied by military leaders in Zimbabwe, although there are reports that 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, who was lobbying to be the next Presidential-candidate, are both under house arrest.

By Louise Marsland 15 Nov 2017

Contributing to a strong and vibrant media sector in Africa
Contributing to a strong and vibrant media sector in Africa

Mobile communications have brought enormous improvements to living standards around the world, and nowhere is the use of that technology spreading more quickly than in Africa. That promises great opportunities for the continent that partnerships between government, tech businesses, and media companies can help to seize.

By Michael Bloomberg 14 Nov 2017

Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018 launches
Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018 launches

Pan African reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance has called for entries for its third Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018. The gala awards ceremony will be held in Namibia in April 2018.

14 Nov 2017