Nigerian parliament to initiate law to manage legislative affairs reporting
The House of Representatives has vowed to put in place a law that will position media practice in Nigeria in line with global best practices, as well as discourage the dissemination of propaganda and biased reporting of legislative affairs.
Fake or Fact: Media experts discusses misinformation
Disinformation and misinformation are both different from journalism which complies with professional standards and ethics. At the same time, they are also different from cases of weak journalism that fall short of its own promise. Experts in a townhall meeting discuss misinformation.
How Russian media are reporting on the murder of a Chechen man in Berlin
In late August, a Chechen man was shot dead at a Berlin park. Western media reported that the suspect may have ties to Russian intelligence services — but Russia has gone on the offensive to discredit the claims.
All you need to know about The Grand Slam
The Grand Slam is the biggest event in the tennis calendar, which offers the most ranking points, prize money, public and media attention, the greatest strength and size of the field, and greater number of "best of" sets for men.
Sowore's "Phantom Revolution" Ignored - Garba Shehu
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said Nigerians have largely ignored the Phantom Revolution of the former Presidential Candidate of the Action Alliance Congress, Omoyele Sowore by going on with their normal business.
Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation'
Protesters should "say no to chaos," city leader Carrie Lam said in her first media appearance in days. Activists have called for her resignation, along with expanded democratic rights and further autonomy from China.
Lebashe’s plans for Tiso Blackstar
Lebashe Investment Group has acquired the media group Tiso Blackstar in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya for the value of R1.05 billion. Tiso Blackstar houses the Sunday Times, Sowetan, Business Day and Financial Mail. The Lebashe group stated that it has an intention to be one of the key players in the digital and content sectors in these Africa countries. Lebashe Chairman, Tshepo Mahloele joins CNBC Africa for more.
Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences
The Moscow media outlet investigative reporter Ivan Golunov worked for believe he has been framed. Golunov was known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and had allegedly received death threats recently.
Tackling fake news in Nigeria as the World celebrates Press Freedom Day
This year’s World Press Freedom Day is themed Media for Democracy; Journalism and elections in the time of disinformation. So how is Nigeria's press combating the rising tide of fake news?