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18 Jan 2021
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3 Jan 2021
A second Taiwan-born giant panda makes her media debut. Yuan Bao, which means "round baby" was born on June 28 to Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, who were gifted by China in 2008 to mark then warming relations between the two countries.
31 Dec 2020
Ugandan journalists walk out of security media conference in Kampala in protest of increased violence against them by security forces. On Sunday two journalists were shot at, one critically injured, in the scuffle between opposition politician’s campaigners and security forces.
30 Oct 2020
The Nigerian government is making plans to regulate the use of social media. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and several laws-makers at different levels are talking about a pending bill explaining that responsible journalists have nothing to fear as the government’s intention was not to gag the media but to restore sanity to the nation’s airwave.
31 Aug 2020
The hitman who murdered a Georgian man in a central Berlin park last year likely had help from a Russian FSB officer, according to a media investigation. The brazen murder soured relations between Germany and Russia.
16 Aug 2020
An exit poll published by the Belarusian state media puts strongman Alexander Lukashenko at nearly 80% of the vote in the presidential election. His rival Svetlana Tikhanovskaya rejected the poll amid rising tensions.
16 Aug 2020
Tanzania’s media regulatory body, TCRA, will now require local media stations to seek government approval before broadcasting foreign content. Press freedom activists are calling on the regulations to be reviewed.
14 Aug 2020
A new law in Tanzania has placed strict controls on cooperation between local and international media outlets. The change enforces the government view that any differing opinion should be punished, says Mohammed Khelef.
8 Aug 2020
On Inside Suff today, Martin Oloja discusses why FG increases hate speech fine from N500,000 to N5 million. The Federal Government on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, announced the increase of fine for hate speech from N500 to N5 million.
28 May 2020
A Melbourne court banned media from reporting details of a historic sex abuse case involving Cardinal George Pell. Dozens of journalists now face charges for allegedly breaching that order.
19 May 2020
Tanzanian schoolkids need to stay at home during the COVID-19 crisis. They are dependent on a variety of media and technologies for their school lessons. Children living in poverty have — once again — been left behind.
21 Apr 2020
Germany moved up to 11th place, despite confidentiality challenges posed by the government’s crackdown on the handling of leaked data. The index ranks nations in terms of pluralism, media independence and transparency.

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