Daily Archives: May 3, 2019

Pentagon Warns of Chinese Military Spying

PENTAGON China’s two decades of military modernization has paid off big in missile development and domains like cyber and space, but the Pentagon says China is still relying on spying on others to steal the latest military technology.

“China uses …

Southern Africa: Media freedom muzzled as journalists are targeted for telling the truth

Media freedom remains under threat in several countries in southern Africa with journalists put in jail for simply doing their job, Amnesty International said today as it took stock on World Press Freedom Day.

In the past year, we have …

Polls: South Africa’s ANC Heading for Another Victory

JOHANNESBURG South Africans go to the polls next Wednesday in general elections, with most opinion surveys showing the ruling African National Congress heading toward another victory.

Separate pre-election polls by two marketing and research companies � MarkData and Ipsos � …

Malawi Tests Election Results System Amid Network Challenges

BLANTYRE An election governing body in Malawi has done its first test of a system that tallies election results, as a May 21 poll draws near. Testing of the Results Management System is meant to find weaknesses and glitches, as …

Syrian strikes, Sri Lankan backlash, and silencing journalists: The Cheat Sheet

While a Russia-Turkey deal to hold off a Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held northwest is technically still in place, there’s been an uptick in bombing in and around Idlib province, and civilians are dying. A UN spokesman said Thursday …

Call to Action: Be the ‘Young Environmental Journalist’

The joint Swedish Environmental Protection Agency � UNDP Environmental Governance Programme (EGP) calls for 50 young volunteers to join the online campaign ‘Young Environmental Journalist’.

Online volunteers will help the EGP produce inspiring stories of change related to environmental and …