In East Africa
Oct 16th, 2013
Journalists and media owners across Africa gave Ethiopian journalist Woubshet Taye a standing ovation in Cape Town on Saturday night at the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2013, but he wasn’t there to see it. Instead his wife and son accepted the Free Press Award on his behalf. Part o...
Oct 4th, 2012
Another month, another massacre in Nigeria. The violence in Africa’s other superpower makes Marikana look tame in comparison, and the Nigerian government’s response has been similarly lacklustre. With both South Africa and Nigeria competing for continental pre-eminence and international recognition, ...
In East Africa
Jul 29th, 2012
Lagos and Abuja — Tom Mboya and Evanson Nyaga, both from Kenya, were last weekend awarded the top prize at the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2012 Awards. Tom and Evanson, won for their work ‘African Tribe in India’, which was aired on Citizen TV, Kenya. It was chosen from among 1,799...
Mar 26th, 2012
South African content provider M-Net is launching a new video on demand service, providing an extensive catalogue of African films to a global digital rental audience. The African Film Library www.africanfilmlibrary.com will be managed by the online arm of pay-TV operator DStv, which, like M-Net, is ...
In Crime & Corruption
Nov 16th, 2010
WESTERN Cape authorities yesterday said they had launched an “intense search” for the killer of 28-year-old British honeymooner Anni Dewani. Anni and her millionaire businessman husband, Shrien, were on honeymoon in South Africa when they asked their driver to show them Gugulethu township, near Cape ...