03-Mar-2021 to 13:35

Ramaphosa to blame for SABC workers’ dismissals – Opposition

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) plans to dismiss over 300 workers was a betrayal by President Cyril Ramaphosa and his government, the opposition Congress of the People (Cope) said on Wednesday.

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02-Mar-2021 to 11:08

Lagos: Outlawed Radio Biafra signals jammed

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — Radio signals from Nigeria's outlawed Biafra separatists movement have been jammed in the commercial hub Lagos, a statement from the federal government said on Monday evening.

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12-Feb-2021 to 18:48

Ethiopia denies RSF claim over intimidating reporter

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s State of Emergency Fact Check office Friday called upon Reporters Without Borders (RSF) to immediately correct the claims it made against the government regarding its freelance journalist Lucy Kassa.

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10-Feb-2021 to 17:38

Gambia internet outage lasts for four hours

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — There was general consternation by internet users in The Gambia earlier this week over a network slowdown and eventual outage which lasted for more than four hours on Tuesday.

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30-Jan-2021 to 04:24

New AU platform set to ensure safety of African journalists

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The African Union (AU) has endorsed the Digital Platform for the Safety of Journalists in Africa as the well-being of media practitioners is paramount to the continent’s development as it strives to fulfill its Agenda 2063, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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12-Jan-2021 to 14:57

Overturned truck prompts Senegambia bridge closure

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Senegambia bridge has been temporarily closed after an overturned truck disrupted traffic on it on Monday and Tuesday, APA can report.

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08-Jan-2021 to 05:30

S/Africa’s state broadcaster to dismiss over 300 employees

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The state-controlled South African Broadcasting Corporation has decided to dismiss over 300 employees following failed talks to keep the workers permanently on the payroll, the broadcaster said on Thursday.

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