An African journalist reflects on South Africa's reputation

Mark Namanya is a Ugandan sports journalist who attended the Twenty Ten Allstar training in Egypt. Ahead of his visit to South Africa next week for the FIFA World Cup draw, he reflects on what his impressions had been before he’d visited the country, and to what extent they had been shaped by the ‘Western … Read More

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