Since 1990, South Africa has been a noisy place. After decades of apartheid censorship, the lifting of restrictions on the media led to a cacophony of debate. For the first time in centuries, everyone could be heard, and it was sometimes deafening, writes Anton Harber.
• Tutu speaks out for press freedom
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• Soweto to get a second state hospital
At a recent meeting in Pretoria, representatives of three African academic institutions reported to Unesco on the progress of its science journalism initiative, launched in 2008 to develop a post-graduate curriculum in science, health and environmental reporting.
• Reshaping reportage on Africa