Regulation & Policy - In Brief
The High Authority for Press and Broadcasting (La Haute Autorité de la Presse et de l’Audiovisuel - HAPA) in charge of media regulation in Mauritania warned private television channels that have engaged in fundraising campaign to benefit certain charities for humanitarian purposes. Read the full story here.
The Trade Union Confederation of Workers of Benin (La Confédération syndicale des travailleurs du Bénin - CSTB- the largest confederation by number of members) protested against the mandatory television fee of 3,500 FCFA withhold from wage of Beninese public workers, in a public madia statement .
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In Mali, traders are prohibited from importing analog television sets from July 1, 2014 - The Malian authorities have also banned traders from importing television sets not conforming with standards from “l’Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine (UEMOA)”. Read the full story here.
Religious leaders in Nelson Mandela Bay are praying the Cape Town High Court will set aside a decision authorising the broadcasting of three pornographic channels on South African television...Read the full story here.