Regulation & Policy - In Brief

Regulation & Policy

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and other international broadcasters have claimed television and radio broadcasts on the Arabsat satellites have been intentionally jammed by the Ethiopian authorities. Read the full story here:

The Kenya Film Commission (KFC) is in the process of enacting a National Film Policy geared towards encouraging foreign film production companies to make films in Kenya and regulate for the licensing, examining and classifying of film content. Read the full story here:

The live broadcast and social media coverage of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial serves the important purpose of making the South African justice system accessible for the country’s citizens, by combining unbiased live reporting of a criminal trial with the surge of interest inevitably surrounding a national icon. Read the full story here:

Somali journalist Yusuf Keynan was murdered Saturday 21 June 2014 in Mogadiscio by a bomb strapped to his car seat. Kenyan worked for privately-owned Radio Mustaqbal and for Ergo, a UN humanitarian radio station based in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Somali organizations that defend journalists denounced his murder and urged the authorities to bring those responsible to justice. Read the full story here: