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Malawi High Court refuses to gag newspapers in corruption probe

Malawi High Court refuses to gag newspapers in corruption probe

The High Court in Blantyre has refused to grant an injunction to businessmen Zuneth Sattar and Ashok Nair to restrain Nation Publications Limited (NPL) and Blantyre Newspapers Limited (BNL) from publishing stories related to the ongoing corruption probe involving the...

‘Focus on young people in creating news products’

‘Focus on young people in creating news products’

Head of Programmes at International Fund for Public Interest Media Khadija Patel has said focusing on young people in creating and delivering news products will enhance the relevance of news media or journalism. Patel said this on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, in a...

Conference to reignite trust in the media

Conference to reignite trust in the media

As misinformation and disinformation continue to pose serious questions on the relevance of journalism today, a virtual Conference on the Future of Journalism Education in Southern Africa will initiate a conversation on how media practice can earn the society’s trust....

‘Malawi government must act on crimes against journalists’

‘Malawi government must act on crimes against journalists’

MISA Malawi joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists with a call for the government of Malawi to start investigating and prosecuting crimes against journalists and media workers. In 2013, The United...

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In 1991, African journalists issued a historic call for press freedom.

30 years later, media professionals and others weigh in on the state of Africa’s press. Read their thoughts and join the conversation at #WHK30