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Mozambique: Renamo Bans Journalists in Barue

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's main opposition party, the former rebel movement Renamo, on Thursday banned journalists, from both the public and the private media, from its election campaign in the Honde administrative post, in Barue district, in the central province of Manica. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Editors' Forum Slams Malema's Call to Ban Investigative Press from EFF Events

[News24Wire] The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) says it is "appalled" by EFF leader Julius Malema's call to ban investigative journalism units, amaBhungane and the Daily Maverick's Scorpio, from attending their party events, including press conferences. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Quit Glorifying Criminals, Buratai Tells Nigerians

[Leadership] The chief of army staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has charged Nigerians to stop glorifying criminals by giving undue publicity to Boko Haram Terrorists and other criminal elements. (AllAfrica)

Namibia: Fix NBC, Remove Politicians

[Namibian] ALL NEWS MEDIA are in all sorts of trouble. Namibians should be worried. (AllAfrica)

Liberia: European Union-Liberia Young Media Professionals Campaign Kicks Off

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Delegation of the European Union to Liberia (EU), in collaboration with the Government of Liberia through its National Authorizing Office (NAO) is looking to fill eight temporary positions for its "Young Media Professionals Awareness Campaign." Young media professionals from the EU and Liberia with excellent journalistic and interpersonal skills will contribute to highlighting the European Union's development support to Liberia. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Malema Bans Investigative Press 'Enemies' from EFF Events

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema has banned investigative journalism units amaBhungane and Daily Maverick's Scorpio from attending party events. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Health Status Unclear for Journalist Arrested for Sedition

[VOA] A Tanzanian journalist arrested in July after criticizing the president in print appeared in court Thursday, looking weak and having trouble walking. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: Sierra Leone President's Bodyguards Attack Sports Journalists

[Ghanaian Times] FRANCESS Barnard, Esther Marie Samura, the two female sports journalists from Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) and Alimmamy Kamara, a freelance reporter were assaulted, manhandled and abused by the close protection bodyguards of President Julius Maada Bio. (AllAfrica)

Somalia: FESOJ Condemns Crackdown Against Journalists in Somaliland

[Dalsan Radio] In a press statement, said it was not impressed by the latest wave of Somaliland's ongoing crackdown on the media after arbitrary arrest of Editor in Chief of Hadhwanaag news website Abdikani Abdullahi Ahmed known as "Asbaro" and the ban of Hadhwanaag website to freely operate in Somaliland on Wednesday night around 11:00 PM local time in Hargeisa,Somaliand. (AllAfrica)

Somalia: Somaliland Opposition Denounces Government Crackdown in Indipendent Media

[Dalsan Radio] Somaliland opposition party UCID has taken the government head on over arbitrary detention of Journalists. (AllAfrica)

Mozambique: Digital Migration - Mozambique Achieves in Two Years, South Africa Fails in Ten

[Daily Maverick] If you want to cut through the meandos, ask an engineer. The Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture heard on 12 September how what should have been a simple migration process to Digital Terrestrial Television was hobbled by greed, ignorance, political interference and corporate sleight of hand. (AllAfrica)

Mozambique: Misa Condemns Intimidation Against Journalists

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa) has condemned the threats and aggression against reporters who were attempting to cover the aftermath of the tragedy at a sports stadium in the northern city of Nampula where ten people died in a crush at the end of an election rally addressed by President Filipe Nyusi. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: It Is Wrong for People to Taint My Name - Motsoeneng Tells State Capture Inquiry

[News24Wire] Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has told the state capture commission of inquiry that it is wrong for people to taint his name. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Sanef Concerned With Increase in Harassment of Journalists

[News24Wire] The South African National Editors Forum (SANEF) says it is concerned with the increase in harassment of journalists, not only by authorities and politicians but by the public as well. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: 'I Was Not Involved' - Motsoeneng Claims He Had Nothing to Do With SABC 8 Dismissals

[News24Wire] Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng told the state capture commission of inquiry that he did not play any part in the decision to suspend or dismiss the so-called SABC 8 in 2016 when they spoke out against what they called "censorship" under his leadership. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: SABC Says It's Dealing With Cases Against Staff Left 'By the Previous Management'

[News24Wire] The SABC says it has been dealing with delinquent staff members at the broadcaster. (AllAfrica)

Malawi: Social Media Report Angers Minister Jooma

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Transport and Public Works Ralph Jooma has expressed concern over social media reports alleging that a primary school in his constituency is in a poor state. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: P-Word Debacle - Barry Bateman's 'Unprofessional' Behaviour Not Condoned - SANEF

[News24Wire] The South African Editors' Forum (Sanef) has added its voice to the debacle where Eyewitness News (EWN) journalist Barry Bateman called EFF leader Julius Malema a "p**s" shortly after an interview on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Media Groups Condemn 'Harassment' of Nigerian Journalist

[Premium Times] The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has condemned the reported harassment of the Publisher of Cross River Watch by Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. (AllAfrica)

Africa: How to Spot Cheap, Out-of-Context and Deepfake Videos

[Africa Check] Video can be easily manipulated, misrepresented and created. This is a guide to spotting three types of misleading videos. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: SABC's Ramaphosa Blunder Was Sabotage, Broadcaster Confirms

[News24Wire] The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has confirmed that the flighting of the wrong clip of President Cyril Ramaphosa's speech to the nation on Thursday last week was an act of sabotage. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Eritrea Tops Watchlist of World's Most-Censored Countries

[IPS] United Nations -Eritrea has the world's highest levels of censorship and the most active government in jailing reporters and stifling newspapers, radio and television, a study by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) watchdog says. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: 'The Media's Role Is to Discredit Me', Hlaudi Motsoeneng Tells Zondo Commission

[News24Wire] Despite the Wits Business School denying claims made by embattled former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng that he had lectured at the university, Motsoeneng remains adamant that he was invited on at least three occasions. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: Be Humble, Apologise When You Go Wrong--Pres to Media

[Ghanaian Times] Takoradi -President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged media practitioners to be humble and apologise whenever they go wrong or make mistakes. (AllAfrica)

Somalia: NUSOJ Condemns Interference With Editorial Freedom in Somaliland

[Shabelle] The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply concerned by the harassment of the journalists and the censorship of the local media coverage in Somaliland. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Journalist Barry Bateman Pulled From Air After Expletive Aimed At Malema

[News24Wire] Broadcaster Eyewitness News has apologised to EFF leader Julius Malema for the foul language used by its senior journalist, Barry Bateman on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Namibia: NBC in Panic Over Job Cuts

[Namibian] WORKERS at the Namibian Broadcasting Cooperation are in a state of panic following the announcement of the retrenchment of 156 workers, starting yesterday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: The Ego Has Landed - Hlaudi Motsoeneng, King of the Capturers, Lands At Zondo

[Daily Maverick] From being headhunted as a member of the Chappies Little League to ascending the highest echelons of the SABC without qualifications, Hlaudi Motsoeneng embodies the fuck-you zeitgeist of the Zuma-era of State Capture. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Community Journalists Under Fire On the Xeno Frontline

[Daily Maverick] Community journalists are often the closest reliable witnesses to what's going on 'on the ground', but it's a dangerous game when the beatings and the looting start - and bullets are flying around. (AllAfrica)

Liberia: YMA Ends Journalism Training Camp

[Observer] -- Veteran journalist Aaron Kollie praises the organization (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Author 'Flees Kenya' After Court Rules Against Her in Smitta's Sexual Assault Case

[Nairobi News] A woman who was ordered to pay more than Sh9 million in damages to newspaper columnist and author Tony Mochama has fled the country just days after the court judgment. (AllAfrica)

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