Media Monitoring Africa

South Africa was the main destination, worldwide, for new asylum-seekers in 2006, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). It is surprising then, the lack of attention that […]...
This short look at the coverage around the death of Adelaide Tambo was a follow-up to coverage on Coretta Scott King. The media did exceptionally well in their role to […]...
The 50th year anniversary of the 1956 women’s pass march offered media an opportunity to educate and inform South African’s of the role played by women in the struggle against […]...
Sex workers in South Africa, and around the world, are doubly vulnerable, firstly because of their job which exposes them to a myriad of risks, including rape, HIV/AIDS and even […]...
The coverage surrounding the ongoing court case over the death of Netshisaulu Avhatakali and the representation of his wife as a “black widow” murderer typifies recent coverage on women involved […]...
Considering the recent 16 days campaign, it is disappointing to note the billboard campaign currently ongoing by Triumph International. Rather than ‘supporting’ women, Triumph has produced a range of outdoor […]...
The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) South African report was launched at Constitutional Hill on 7 March 2006.  According to Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, speaking in her keynote address. “In […]...