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The writing on the wall

The writing on the wall

African media: where are the marketers? Marketing is vital in identifying how to monetise not only digital platforms but also traditional media This has been particularly evident in the continent’s newspaper industry,...

We’re reporters, that’s what we are

We’re reporters, that’s what we are

Profile: Mondli Makhanya Veteran newspaper editor Mondli Makhanya describes himself as an idealist who believes the mainstream media still has the power to bring about change When Mondli Makhanya says the media...

A quest for unchecked power

A quest for unchecked power

Press freedom: the fiercest battle How South African private media played a pivotal role in mobilising civil society to expose a corrupt president and his cronies What is it to be an “African journalist”? Working in...

Sudan: playing the anti-Western card

Sudan: playing the anti-Western card

The International Criminal Court (ICC) charges against Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, have shaped Sudanese domestic politics and the country’s external relations for more than half a decade — sometimes in...

Kenya: accelerating investment growth

Kenya: accelerating investment growth

Kenya is on track to almost triple its foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2016 as compared to 2014 on the strength of renewed investor confidence, the Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) says. FDI inflows...