COMMUNICATION | COMMUNICATION

24-Nov-2020 to 14:20

S/Africa: Embattled SABC shelves retrenchment plans… temporarily

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s embattled public broadcaster said Tuesday that it was suspending retrenchments of around 400 employees until the end of December to allow ongoing consultations with workers unions to take place.

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20-Nov-2020 to 13:02

Zimbabwe issues six new TV licences

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe on Friday awarded free-to-air television licenses to six companies as part of government efforts to bring more players into the broadcasting sector that is currently dominated by the state broadcaster.

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13-Nov-2020 to 08:27

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa distances self from mining sector scandals

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has distanced himself from the chaos in the country’s mining sector amid allegations that those close to the First Family are the kingpins behind a smuggling and mine-grabbing syndicate.

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12-Nov-2020 to 12:30

Morocco news channel launches participatory digital platform

APA - Tangiers (Morocco) — The 24-hour news channel MEDI1TV, in a statement shared with APA on Thursday, announced that it was launching a so-called “eReporTV” news medium.

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03-Nov-2020 to 14:33

Casablanca tramway lines project gets €1.5m AFD boost

APA-Casablanca (Morocco) — The French Development Agency (AFD) and Casa-Transport company on Monday signed a loan agreement worth €100 million, coupled with a technical assistance grant of €,000 to build two new lines of the tramway in Casablanca.

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02-Nov-2020 to 09:48

Ghanaian press spotlights gas shortages, sale of MTN stake

APA – Accra (Ghana) — The gas shortage in some parts of Ghana due to gas tanker drivers’ strike last week and the sale of MTN stake in Jumia, one of Africa’s largest eCommerce firms are some of the leading stories in the Ghanaian press on Monday.

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20-Oct-2020 to 12:43

Room for improvement in S/Africa’s press freedom – Editors

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African editors on Tuesday said there is room to improve the working atmosphere nationwide for the country’s media despite press freedom strides since the end of apartheid 25 years ago.

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