Regulation & Policy

Regulation & Policy

- At the start of June 2010, ICASA in South Africa issued a second invitation to apply for a potentially lucrative digital mobile television broadcasting licence.

- Ten Radio Fahazavana employees in Madagascar, including six journalists, were placed in pre-trial detention in a prison in the capital on 27 May 2010 on charges of threatening state security and inciting revolt. They had been held in police custody since a 20 May raid on the radio station, which has been closed reports NGO Reporters Without Borders.

- South Africa: A new Protection of Personal Information Bill is about to affect digital professionals.