World Association of News Publishers


Botswana

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June 2017 ahead of the 69th World News Media Congress, has called on the South African government to ensure an environment that better protects media freedom and the independence of journalists, notably in the face of proposed legislation that threatens a free press.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-07 16:07

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa, on 7th June 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the Botswana press in the wake of attacks and the hardening government stance against independent, free media.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-02 00:27

WIN kick-started the year with a National Gathering and Round Table on gender bias in the media that took place on 16-17 January in Lusaka, Zambia. The event was held in presence of the Zambian Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Hon. Mulenga Kampamba, and generated publicity in local press, radio, and television. The minister’s presence at the meeting in Zambia was not a first time occasion. A similar cooperation with the government has already taken place in Botswana.

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Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2017-02-02 17:11

Lenah Kedikaetswe, Founding Editor of Pristine Online Magazine in Botswana and one of the participants of WAN-IFRA's Women in News (WIN) Programme, was recently selected to participate in the prestigious Washington Fellowship, initiated by President Barack Obama, as part of the US’ Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI).

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Farah Wael

Date

2014-04-23 12:02

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