WJEC2 and Highway Africa conferences kicked off with the realisation that countries in Africa are still grappling with problems related to freedom of expression and information. Whereas the consolidation of democracy in many African states has expanded political space, and enhanced media developments, there are huge differences between countries that have adopted freedom of information and…
Monday, 05 July 2010 16:20 Written by Katherine Robinson & Phumzile Manana.
The former president of the Republic of Ghana (2001 to 2009) speaks candidly on the state of journalism in Africa. He said journalists should learn to respect the humanity of others. Kufuor was special guest at the second World Journalism Educator's Congress held in Grahamstown, South Africa from 4-7 July 2010.
Monday, 05 July 2010 15:59 Written by Katherine Robinson & Phumzile Manana.
WJEC2's opening keynote speaker and African Union Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, Advocate Pansy Tlakula calls on African journalists to become au fait with legal instruments to safeguard public freedom of expression and the media as a safeguard to democracy.
Monday, 05 July 2010 15:45 Written by Firmin Gouba
La reunion des francophomes a regroupeĀ des participants du senegal, du Burkina Faso, du Maroc, de la Tunisie, de lāIrak, du Rwanda et du Congo autour de plusieurs problematiaues introduites par Marie-Soleil FRERE et Eugenie Aw-Ndaye. Au nombre des points de discussion, on peut citer:
A 13-member group of trainers identified by the organisers of the WJEC as non-Anglophones, met in a special panel on Monday morning to discuss their specific problems.
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