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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20-Oct-2020 to 08:38

Gambia: No ferry crossings for a month as landing bridges installed

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — There will be a month-long interruption to ferry services between the Gambian capital Banjul and the riverside town of Barra as landing bridges on both banks are installed, APA can report on Tuesday.

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08-Oct-2020 to 08:17

Lesotho mulls tighter social media regulations

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — The most active Lesotho social media users should brace for tighter controls of their activities in the face of proposed new regulations requiring them to obtain a certificate to enable them to operate.

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28-Sep-2020 to 15:49

Ethiopia to license two telecom operators soon

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Communication Authority (ECA) on Monday announced a decision to issue licenses to two telecom operators shortly.

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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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