African media: We must act quickly!

The thirteenth Highway Africa conference finished on a note of celebration last night. As we all head home, I mull over the messages that came out of this gathering of African media people – journalists, academics, NGOs and students. Apart from all the usual themes one would expect from a conference such as this – … Read More

Great technology from Africa for Africa and the world

I’m sitting at the launch of Highway Africa, the world’s largest gathering of African journalists. This year the theme is 2010, Development and Democracy and of course the focus is next year’s FIFA World Cup. Last night MTN hosted us to a sneak preview of the Port Elizabeth stadium, which has not only already been … Read More