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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30-Jul-2020 to 18:20

Ethiopia's Telecom firm earns $1.4bn revenue

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethio-telecom earned $1.4 billion revenue during the Ethiopian budget year, which ended July 7, 2020.

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26-Jun-2020 to 20:28

Rwandan: Two journalists arrested for breaking COVID-19 curfew

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda National Police have arrested two journalists for breaking a night-time curfew imposed to fight the spread of coronavirus, the authorities said Friday.

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26-Jun-2020 to 14:42

MTN C/d’Ivoire to build CFA 20 billion HQs in Abidjan

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivory Coast branch of the mobile phone company MTN on Thursday signed with the Teyliom group, a contract to build its new headquarters in Port-Bouët, south Abidjan, spending CFA20 billion for its construction, APA can report from the Ivorian economic capital.

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25-Jun-2020 to 18:26

Rwanda to normalize free legal service for journos

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Free legal service will be given to journalists to safeguard freedom of expression and information, according to the Rwanda Media Commission (RMC) on Thursday.

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