Hate speech declared “an act of terrorism” - Osinbajo
Hate speech declared “an act of terrorism” - Osinbajo

ABUJA, Nigeria - Acting Nigerian President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has “drawn a line” against hate speech, declaring it a ‘'act of terrorism” which seeks to intimidate and ultimately, could result in bloodshed.

1 day ago

Kenyan journalists harassed, detained, reporting on election violence
Kenyan journalists harassed, detained, reporting on election violence

NAIROBI, Kenya - Authorities in Kenya should credibly investigate incidents of harassment against journalists covering the aftermath of August 8's disputed elections and should reform Kenya's Firearms Act to lower the barriers on journalists' ability to wear protective gear, the Committee to Protect Journalists said last week.

3 days ago

It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint
It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. It is easy to name influential films like An Inconvenient Truth or note advances made by The Guardian's environmental reporting. But what is often missing from this discussion is the environmental costs of producing media in the first place.

By Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017

Putting control back in the hands of content creators
Putting control back in the hands of content creators

African content creators - whether TV and film production companies or TV channels - are increasingly faced by a strategic choice: do they distribute widely across multiple online platforms or do they run their own platform? Russell Southwood talks to Nam Mokwunye about his platform Public Vine that puts the control in the hands of the creators for those who want to run their own platform.

17 Aug 2017