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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03-Dec-2021 to 11:33

MTN holds 5G test run in Cote d’Ivoire

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Telephone service giant MTN Cote d’Ivoire, which is currently conducting a pilot phase of 5G, is the first telecom operator to operate on this technology in the country.

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01-Dec-2021 to 10:19

Euronews ordered to pay €1m to Malagasy company

APA - Paris (France) — This decision by the Commercial Court of Paris comes at a bad time for Euronews.

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02-Nov-2021 to 12:48

Press body demands probe into arrest of S/African journalist

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African National Press Club on Tuesday demanded an urgent probe into the arrest of a journalist who was detained while covering this week’s local government elections.

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