COMMUNICATION | COMMUNICATION

04-Sep-2020 to 12:04

S/African editors welcome release of Zimbabwean journalist

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Zimbabwe journalist Hopewell Chin’ono’s recent release from jail on bail has been welcomed by South African editors, who on Friday demanded charges against him to be dropped immediately.

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03-Sep-2020 to 17:04

Ethiopia begins sending COVID test results via SMS messages

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Public Health Institute on Thursday launched a new SMS service system in which people could know their COVID-19 test results via their cell phones.

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26-Aug-2020 to 17:57

Ethiopian telecom announces tariff reduction amid coronavirus pandemic

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian telecom has announced tariff reduction on both Internet and Voice Call services amid coronavirus pandemic.

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25-Aug-2020 to 08:21

Nyusi orders probe into arson attack on Mozambique newspaper

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — President Filipe Nyusi says he has ordered an investigation into Sunday’s arson attack on the offices of a privately owned investigative newspaper based in the capital Maputo.

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24-Aug-2020 to 17:40

Rights group slams arson attack on Mozambique media house

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A group of unknown assailants torched the offices of Maputo-based Canal de Moçambique on Sunday night in a development condemned by a media freedom rights group.

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19-Aug-2020 to 18:44

Telecoms: Only 40 percent of Ivorians own smartphones

APA -Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — In Cote d'Ivoire, only 40 percent of the population owns a smartphone, while 80 percent of Ivorians are covered by 3G (Generations of mobile telephone standards), APA learned on Wednesday in Abidjan, the economic capital.

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02-Aug-2020 to 09:50

S/Africa’s ANC slams MP for threatening to shoot journalist

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The African National Congress (ANC) has condemned one of its members of parliament Boy Mamabolo for allegedly insulting a journalist and threatening to “shoot” him.

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