Broadcast In Brief


* The Nation Media Group (NMG) will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in March next year. Over the years the organization has become a significant player in East Africa’s development, establishing enduring partnerships with its communities and contributing significantly to the region’s institutions of democratic rule and governance. To mark this important milestone, the Nation Media Group has partnered with the Africa Media Initiative - Africa’s leading media thought leader, to organize a two and a half day Pan-Africa Media Conference from the 18th – 19th of March 2010 the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. The Conference has the theme - “Media and the Africa Promise” – Reflections on the past, present and prospects for the future. Log onto to the event’s website to register for the conference, book your pre, post and spouse programme.

* A man walked into the building housing Nigeria’s Superscreen Television in Onipanu part of Lagos State (Ikorodu road), with some parcels containing bombs, one of which appears to have gone off, blowing off his fingers and his face. The police bomb disposal squad also visited the scene to ensure that further threat of life in the instance of the bomb was averted.