Promoting independent & pluralistic media

In 1991, African journalists issued an historic call for press freedom.

30 years later, media professionals and others weigh in on the state of Africa’s press. Read their thoughts below, and join the conversation at

#whk30

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The Windhoek Declaration

Articles, videos and podcasts:

Dashing all hope …

Dashing all hope …

Creativity subverted – from commercial pop to political protests

Creativity subverted – from commercial pop to political protests

Big Tech, social media, rights and freedoms – defending Africa’s needs and interests

Big Tech, social media, rights and freedoms – defending Africa’s needs and interests

Insights on media developments in the last 30 years

Insights on media developments in the last 30 years

Rethinking policy interventions on communications surveillance in Africa 

Rethinking policy interventions on communications surveillance in Africa 

‘Denials don’t reach the point where rumours go’

‘Denials don’t reach the point where rumours go’

Windhoek @30: Time to take stock

Windhoek @30: Time to take stock

Windhoek Declaration @30: Time to introspect and act

Windhoek Declaration @30: Time to introspect and act