04-May-2021 to 15:15

The late Jeune Afrique founder who succumbed to Covid-19

APA - Paris (France) — Until he was admitted to hospital at the end of March, he had insisted on never wearing a face mask, shaking hands and refusing to be vaccinated.

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03-May-2021 to 11:51

Ramaphosa calls for free, responsible media

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Intimidating journalists is not only “unacceptable but harmful to a free society as well,” South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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09-Apr-2021 to 18:44

Chad: Amnesty denounces internet cuts ahead of presidential election

APA - N'Djamena (Chad) — With two days to go before the presidential election in Chad, Amnesty International has denounced the long Internet cuts, among other “obstacles to freedom of expression.”

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04-Apr-2021 to 08:22

S/African public broadcaster rejects claims it was collapsing

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), which retrenched over 600 workers last week, has denied that it was “collapsing” as claimed by the dismissed workers’ labour representatives at the weekend.

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30-Mar-2021 to 18:44

Investigation into rape allegations against Rwanda Managing Editor opened

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) have opened investigations into a young female journalist’s allegation she was raped by the current Managing Editor of 'The Chronicles' one of the main independent newspaper, Dr Christopher Kayumba.

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30-Mar-2021 to 13:20

S/Africa’s public broadcaster lays off over 600 workers

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Some 621 broadcasters at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) have lost their jobs, with Wednesday set as their final pay day, SABC’s group chief executive officer Madoda Mxakwe has announced.

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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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