- Gregory Gondwe reported that President Bingu wa Mutharika has ended growing speculation by appointing former acting director general of the defunct Malawi Television (TVM), Bright Malopa, director general of the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) which will now be running the state-controlled television services and two radio stations. Since plans to merge TVM and MBC emerged, speculation has been rife regarding who would head the institution which is set to take up the structural model of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). Malopa has been the acting head of the defunct TVM since 2007 after being removed as deputy director general at MBC.
- Former Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) director general (DG) Gerry Munyama will reveal no more than the admissions he made in his fraud, forgery and uttering trial. Boris Isaacks, Munyama's lawyer, informed Judge Kato van Niekerk in the Windhoek High Court that he is closing his client's case without calling any witnesses. This came after State Advocate Ed Marondedze closed the State's case in this lengthy trial of Munyama and co-accused Engelbrecht Theodor. Reuben Ndombo, an Old Mutual share consultant, testified that Munyama, after instructing this company to sell the NBC's Old Mutual shares, had requested Old Mutual to pay out the shares by cheque as opposed to paying the money directly into the NBC's bank account. Subsequently, Ndombo testified, "cheques were issued in the name of the NBC" and picked up by Munyama himself. In his statement of admissions, Munyama said: "I withdrew or caused to withdraw several amounts from the account between June 3 and November 15 2005 in the total amount of N$100 720." He did not say what this money had been used for. Munyama further said: "In addition to the amounts above, I also made out two cheques in favour of Khomas Engineering CC in the amounts of N$97 750 and N$147 000, respectively." The State alleges that Theodor, a former member of Khomas Engineering CC, had withdrawn these amounts on the same day that they had been deposited for his and Munyama's personal use.
- Jeremy Mansfield retired from 94.7 Highveld Stereo's breakfast show on Monday as the most successful commercial radio host in South African history.