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Broadcast Regulation  |  Mozambique: Restrictive New Broadcasting Laws May Hinder Freedom Of Speech – Reports

As reported by industry sources, Mozambique's freedom of speech may be restricted should the Mozambique Parliament pass the proposed media and broadcasting laws. Media reports indicate that organisations such as the Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) and the Electoral ...
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Broadcast Regulation  |  South Africa: eNCA's Racism Case Dismissed By Industry Watchdog

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) has dismissed a complaint against eNCA over its reporter's alleged racism. Several complaints were submitted to BCCSA against the news broadcaster for airing material that encouraged hatred against black people. After consideration, the ...
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Kenya: Film And Classification Board Suspends Eric Omondi's Comedy Show

Kenya Film and Classification Board (KFCB) has suspended the second season of Eric Omondi's "Wife Material" comedy show. The suspension comes after Omondi's arrest on Thursday by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives in collaboration with KFCB.  The charges ...

INTERNATIONAL | Industry Regulator Calls For Overhaul Of Broadcasting And Media Marketplace

Mr Ajit Pai, the incumbent chairperson of the Federal Communications Commission, the body that regulates and manages the broadcast media industry in the United States, has called on policy-makers in the U.S. to implement a wholesale, root-and-branch overhaul of the ...

South Africa: Broadcasting Watchdog Fines e.TV For Airing Covid-19 Conspiracy Show

e.TV, a prominent South African broadcaster and its news platform eNCA, has been fined by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA)for contravening the broadcasting code when one of its shows featured an interview with a conspiracy theorist that ...

Tanzania’s Kwanza Broadcasting Limited Set To Appeal Suspension

The management of Kwanza Broadcasting Limited in Tanzania is intending to appeal the suspension of Kwanza TV’s operations for six months by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). The regulator banned Kwanza online TV in September, this year, for airing ...

ICASA Appoints Acting Chairperson For South Africa's Broadcasting Regulator

ICASA has appointed Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng as the Acting Chairperson at South Africa's broadcasting regulator. The appointment is effective immediately, and it comes after the dismissal of the previous Chairperson of ICASA, Rubben Mohlaloga following his fraud conviction. ICASA said ...