08-Feb-2022 to 11:21

French journalist expelled from Mali

APA - Bamako (Mali) — Malian authorities have expelled Jeune Afrique’s special correspondent.

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07-Feb-2022 to 13:31

Southern African journalists up for annual media awards

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African journalists and their colleagues from other Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states have three weeks to submit entries into the 2022 SADC Media Awards competition, the South African Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) announced on Monday.

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31-Jan-2022 to 05:55

Editors want UN, AU to sanction Botswana over proposed spy law

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Editors' Forum (SAEF) has called on the United Nations Human and People's Rights Commission and the African Union to sanction Botswana for a proposed law that it fears could curtail basic freedoms in the country.

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28-Jan-2022 to 07:35

Botswana media bodies slam proposed surveillance law

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s media bodies are up in arms against a proposed law that they fear would infringe on their rights by allowing the government to intercept communication among individuals or organisations in the country.

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25-Jan-2022 to 14:15

African air chiefs symposium opens in Kigali

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The 11th annual African Air Chiefs Symposium (AACS) officially kicked off Tuesday in Rwanda’s capital Kigali with President Paul Kagame stressing the need for what he called "strategic airlifting" as a critical component for the maintenance of peace and security.

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17-Jan-2022 to 12:59

Man break into S/Africa's state-run broadcaster’s office

APA-Bloemfontein (South Africa) — Police have arrested an unnamed 27-year-old man after he allegedly broke into South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) offices in Bloemfontein, APA learnt on Monday.

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28-Dec-2021 to 11:20

Express train ushers Senegal into new era

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal has entered a new era of mass transport after Monday's launch by President Macky Sall of an express train with a 115,000-passenger capacity per day that will ease the country's transportation conundrums.

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