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Media Ombudsman calls on journalists to unite against threats

by editor1 / Aug 03, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Media Ombudsman John Nakuta says the latest incident of a journalist from the Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA), Edward Mukungu Mumbuu should serve as a wake-up call for journalists to create a union, to serve as a mouthpiece against any form of censorship, intimidation or unfair labour practices.

Presidency denies pressuring NAMPA to summon or question journalist

by editor1 / Aug 03, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMIBIAN PRESIDENCY

-The Namibian Presidency says it prides itself for its highly lauded degree of transparency, accountability and media openness. It said, in a statement, that it did not at any point put pressure on NAMPA to summon or question a journalist. The Presidency does not intervene in the internal affairs of NAMPA, it said.

Media continue to play a crucial role in updating nation on COVID-19

by editor1 / Apr 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-With public movement restricted the media continue to play a crucial role in keeping citizens up-to-date on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Access to information and transparency highlighted as key concern between Government, media

by editor1 / Apr 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-Access to information and transparency to the media by Government was highlighted as one of the key issues that need to be looked into.

COVID-19 presents challenges and opportunities for Namibian media

by editor1 / Apr 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Director-General of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Stanley Similo says the broadcaster reaches 1,6 million people daily through its various platforms and it is prepared to inform the nation on COVID-19.

Geingob condemns media houses for creating a false impression on newly sworn-in MPs

by editor1 / Jan 08, 2020 / 0 comments

-President Hage Geingob has lambasted unspecified media houses for spreading a false impression that the newly sworn-in members of the National Assembly were appointed by him against his promise of a small administration, particularly his Cabinet.

Kawana calls on media to remain factual when reporting on #Fishrot

by editor1 / Dec 14, 2019 / 0 comments
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The Namibian

-Namibian Attorney General, Dr Albert Kawana, who is also the current acting Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, called on the media to remain factual when reporting on the #Fishrot matter.

UNESCO’s Communication Commission adopts resolution to proclaim information literacy week

by editor1 / Nov 18, 2019 / 0 comments
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Unesco

-UNESCO’s Communication and Information Commission has unanimously adopted a resolution on the proclamation of a global media and information literacy week.

Panelists discuss media freedom in Namibian

by editor1 / Jul 18, 2019 / 0 comments

-Panellists at a recent discussion on media freedom believe the 'gender dimension' is crucial in ensuring media pluralism, media development and true freedom of expression.

President Geingob disappointed with media coverage despite his policy of transparency

by editor1 / Feb 05, 2019 / 0 comments

President Hage Geingob says he is disappointed the way the media, including the NBC, report on government activities, despite the transparency goal being pursued by his office.

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