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- 3 April 2012 in São Tomé: Angola's Media vice minister, Manuel Miguel de Carvalho "Wadijimbi", inaugurated on Monday in Sao Tome and Principe the television programme dubbed "Hora Angola" dealing with daily life, reconstruction and Development of Angola, ANGOP has learnt. The daily programme will be broadcast by the local television and will debate themes linked to Angola's regions and economy. The director of the local television (TVS), Oscar Medeiros, said it is a manner of boosting the co-operation between the public televisions of Angola and Sao Tome and Principe, as well as the two African countries.

- Al Jazeera is taking aim at using sport to build a global media brand. The broadcaster is already no novice at sports coverage. In the past decade, it has built the most popular sports network in the Middle East and Africa, with two free and 15 pay channels, plus an English version with a dozen commentators and producers.

- The 21st Cairo International Film Festival for Children (CIFFC) concluded activities on Friday 30/03/2012 in the Grand Theatre at the Opera House. The ceremony was attended by Dr. Nadia el-Kholi, the president of the festival on behalf of Minister of Culture Shaker Abdul Hameed who is on a visit to the United Arab Emirates. This year's edition hosted 351 short, feature and animated films. Held under the slogan of "The children's world is changing", the festival saw the participation of 68 Arab and foreign countries. (Egypt State Information Service in Cairo, 31 March 2012).