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World Press Day

The last from South African President H.E

The last from South African President H.E

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, South Africa, South African Parliament, World Press Day
Cyril Ramaphosa Dear Fellow South African, We live in a country where not just journalists but any member of the public is able to freely articulate their views, their opinions and indeed their dissatisfaction without fear of retribution. As we conclude Freedom Month, we recall how far we have come from the days where social protest by artists attracted banning orders, and critical reporting by journalists risked imprisonment or the closure of publications. Last week, the organisation Reporters without Borders published the 2021 World Press Freedom Index, a barometer of the state of media freedom across the globe.Overall, it was found that there has been a decline in public access to information and an increase in obstacles to news coverage in a number of countries.  The report said th...
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