Tag Archives: CNC

Authorities in Cameroon suspend Africa Media TV Channel

In Cameroon, the authorities have just suspended the television channel Afrique Media. Peter Essoka, president of the National Council of Communication (CNC), asked the National Association of Cable Operators to withdraw “without delay” the channel from its bouquets. The Cameroonian authorities blame Africa Media for broadcasting “remarks that undermine professional ethics and professional conduct”. Indeed, [...]

Burundi Government strikes again aided by the CNC

In Burundi, the National Communication Council (CNC) suspended for six months the programs of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Voice of America (VOA). The regulator accuses them of not respecting the laws and media ethics of the country. The ban, which came into effect on May 7, was explained by Karenga Ramadhan (photo), [...]