Television

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 2nd, 2014
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As my colleague Kareem Fahim reports, Egyptian journalists who rushed to the scene of a bombing near the campus of Cairo University on Wednesday captured two subsequent explosions on video. A camera from the news site Youm 7, apparently switched on in the immediate aftermath of the first explosion, w...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 9th, 2013
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A Zambian activist has been arrested after arguing for gay rights to be respected as human rights, in a live TV appearance. Paul Kasonkomona was taken into custody by police who were waiting outside the studios of privately owned Muvi TV in the capital. He has been charged with “inciting the public t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 1st, 2013
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By Prince Charles Dickson There is no manner of death that is inconvenient for the chicken.(One is game for whatever propositions might be made to one). The phrase ‘oga at the top’, some forthnight went virile. We all know how the NSDC Lagos state commandant and ‘Channels TV Journal...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 21st, 2013
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By Kelvin Igbodo, Daily Times Everywhere you turn to, there’s a reference to the new phrase in town. “Oga at the top.” I’m pretty sure Mr Obafaiye Shem had no inkling of what his Interview on Channels TV would cause. The Lagos state commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 6th, 2013
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Ethiopian Airways have joined the international kickboxing fight between Ugandan Sharif Bukenya and Jarkul Jussulla from Finland scheduled for February 23 at Freedom City. Eddy Gombya, the fight organiser, disclosed the sponsorship but didn’t divulge details of the total package before the offi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 30th, 2013
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by Selam Kidane When I was a primary school my teacher from grade one was my favourite teacher… one day during lunch hour, we all saw her being led away across our play ground wailing whilst being held by some of the other teachers (including one of my least favourite teachers)…so I assumed that the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 23rd, 2012
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By Yilma Bekele The press release was short and to the point. It was only six paragraphs long and was written in a matter of fact way. There were no trumpets blaring, no press conference with TV lights and no lavish dinner to commemorate the event. The announcement reminded me of the proverb ‘best th...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2012
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A family of four from Ethiopia may end up homeless following one neighbour’s written complaints about noise. Former refugee Mr Daniel Feyisa, wife Frehiwot, their seven-year-old daughter Idlawit, and 18-month-old son currently live at Ammerud located in the capital’s north-eastern district of Grorudd...
By IndepthAfrica
In World Entertainment
Jul 23rd, 2012
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Los Angeles – Grammy-winning pop star Mariah Carey will join Fox television’s American Idol singing competition on the judge’s panel next season as the highly rated show tries to recapture viewership that has weakened in recent years. Kevin Reilly, president of entertainment for Fox...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mozambique
Mar 7th, 2012
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Maputo – Mozambican state media report about 300 armed men have gathered in a northern town, saying they are awaiting orders from the country’s main opposition leader to launch anti-government protests. Renamo party leader Afonso Dhlakama has been threatening to peacefully oust the Frelim...