Regulation & Policy - In Brief

Regulation & Policy

- South Africa ranks only 23rd on the African continent in terms of affordability of communication. This, says Minister of Communications Yunus Carrim, worsens the divide between the “haves” and “have not’s” created by a past of inequality. - See more here:

- Nigeria: Edward Amana, is the chairman, DigiTeam - the Presidential Committee on transition from analogue to digital broadcasting. In this interview  with Dele Ogbodo, he speaks on the planned commencement of digital broadcasting in the country in the first quarter of 2014 before the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) deadline of June 2015.

In Zimbabwe, the government  will enforce the 75 percent local content policy to promote local artistes because music is an industry with potential to create employment, Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has said. Full story