Update | The latest at SABC

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has faced a number of crises in recent years due to mismanagement, allegations of censorship and political interference.


Silencing the Twitter-Chatter

Legislation to fight ‘fake news’ and cyber-crimes across Sub-Saharan Africa endangers press freedom

Regulator sets new rules for the BBC

The British regulator Ofcom wants to “raise the bar on performance” of the BBC with a series of resolutions that will affect the company’s content, quotas and diversity.

Proposed bill could regulate & punish media in Namibia

A new information bill proposed by the government in Namibia could impact media freedom by punishing professionals who report “irresponsibly”.

Delays hit implementation of new BBC Charter

Elements of the new BBC charter, set out in May's White Paper, will be delayed due to their complexity and the political outcome of the UK's Brexit referendum

Media outlets face further restrictions in Thailand

Thai media face further restrictions as Prime Minister gives sweeping powers to broadcast and press regulators.