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Ime Archibong, Facebook's vice president of product partnerships.
Facebook to launch content Oversight Board

Strengthening safety, encouraging free expression - these are Facebook's goals for a new content Oversight Board which it will workshop in Kenya next month...

By Ime Archibong 15 hours ago

A woman walks in front of a picture of President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Bulawayo, in June 2018. Authorities in the Zimbabwean city detained documentary filmmaker Zenzele Ndebele on March 21. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Zinyange Auntony.
Zimbabwe police arrest filmmaker Zenzele Ndebele

State security last week arrested documentary filmmaker Zenzele Ndebele after a used police teargas cannister from a protest was found in his car...

19 hours ago

Ghanaian police beat, arrest journalist Malik Sullemana

Authorities in Ghana should protect the safety of the press during interactions with police...

17 hours ago

UN journalism fellowship applications open

Applications to 2019 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship now open...

1 day ago

Why science matters so much in the era of fake news and fallacies

Democracy and social progress die without science and fact-based knowledge. Science and facts are the foundational basis for rational and logical disputation and the possibility of reaching some truths. Fake news, on the other hand, is a calculated assault on democratic freedoms...

By Tawana Kupe 1 day ago

#ECO19: Unpack why your brand story matters before you start telling it

In a talk titled 'Why your story matters', in the 'driving demand' track of the fifth eCommerce Africa conference, attendees heard from Mike Joubert, founder of the Billybo Group. Dubbed a godfather in SA brands and marketing, he walked us through the virtue of storytelling and why it matters, while shedding light through examples from some of the greatest commercial stories ever told...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Mar 2019

Journalists aim to curb human trafficking

First network of journalists to combat trafficking in persons launched in Sierra Leone...

20 Mar 2019

#HumanRightsDay: The human cost of journalism globally

The Committee to Protect Journalists releases 'The Last Column' book to highlight the human cost of journalism around the globe. The book features the final articles and photographs of fallen journalists...

19 Mar 2019

Congolese journalist jailed for one year for insulting governor

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should release journalist Steve Mwanyo Iwewe...

18 Mar 2019

Chad's year-long social media blackout continues

The Committee to Protect Journalist (CPJ) joins calls to end social media block in Chad...

15 Mar 2019

Journalists in Nigeria detained, harassed, and assaulted

Journalists covering the elections told Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) they were detained and harassed by security services or other armed individuals...

14 Mar 2019

Creative coalition to challenge Copyright Amendment Bill

Coalition for Effective Copyright rallies to protect the rights of creators, producers, publishers and those working in the creative sector from the far-reaching negative impact of the bill...

13 Mar 2019

2019 Media Strategy Report released

Warc has released its 2019 Media Strategy Report, highlighting key trends and themes for an effective media strategy...

13 Mar 2019

Stock photo image bank of professional African women created

Ellipsis and Picha collaborate to create stock images of professional African women...

12 Mar 2019

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