14-Feb-2019 to 10:01

Namibian press focuses on parliament opening, others

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — An opposition call for President Hage Geingob to reign in his cabinet ministers, ruling Swapo Party squabbles and the ejection of a football official were some of the top news stories in the Namibian press on Thursday.

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14-Feb-2019 to 06:08

Use radio to build bridges – S/African Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa on Wednesday joined the rest of the world in celebrating World Radio Day, with Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana saying that the country must harness the power of radio to promote social cohesion.

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13-Feb-2019 to 12:38

Namibian press zooms in on poor sanitation, oil spill

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibia press on Wednesday zoomed in on the state of sanitation in public schools, the shutdown of city’s water work and flesh calls for the return of a scared traditional belt that has a historical significance to the Ovambanderu community.

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13-Feb-2019 to 07:45

Zimbabwe gov’t approves repeal of draconian media law

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwean government has approved the repeal of the controversial Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) which is seen as one of the relics of a media crackdown by former president Robert Mugabe’s government.

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12-Feb-2019 to 20:33

Senegal: Reporters demand probe into poll campaign violence

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — A host of professional media organizations have issued a joint statement, demanding an investigation into the violence witnessed in the eastern town of Tambacounda in which one man died on Monday.

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12-Feb-2019 to 15:56

Ethio telecom privatization opens floodgate for new deals

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Pan-African telecom operators MTN, Orange and Vodacom are vying to enter Ethiopia for the opportunity to serve 105 million population, following progress in the telecom privatization process, TMT Finance reported.

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11-Feb-2019 to 10:35

S/African minister apologises for interfering with TV news crew

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has apologised for an altercation with a South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) television news crew that was filming an African National Congress rally in the Eastern Cape Province at the weekend, the public broadcaster reported on Monday.

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