This section comprises all of the videos in our YouTube Playlist. The videos deal with the right to access to information, digital migration and human rights online. The videos are grouped by language: English (and some with English sign language), Kiswahili, Deutsch, Le français, and Português. Please see the sections below.
A unique coalition of African experts in human rights, media freedom, freedom of expression and civic participation on the continent first came together in 2009 and later formally established itself as the working group of the African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) in 2011.
The animated film "Implementing Access to Information in Africa: Moving Forward Together" offers a solid overview of the steps and actors necessary to ensure that an effective implementation of access to information legislation becomes a reality.
Exercising one's right to information is the oxygen for democracy. Access to information is increasingly recognised as a prerequisite for transparency and accountability of governments, as a means of safeguarding citizens against mismanagement and corruption, and facilitating people's ability to make informed decisions about their lives.
The SOS Coalition and Cape Town TV produced a 54 minute documentary on South Africa's digital transition to terrestrial television. The fourth video “What stalled the DTT migration process?” outlines the history of the DTT migration process.
The SOS Coalition and Cape Town TV produced a 54 minute documentary on South Africa's digital transition to terrestrial television. The third video “What is signal encryption” explains the term signal encryption and highlights the options of set-top box control in South-Africa.
The SOS Coalition and Cape Town TV produced a 54 minute documentary on South Africa's digital transition to terrestrial television. The second video “What channels will the DTT multiplexes offer” explains the advantages of the Digital transmission and outlines the offer of TV channels.
Why is access to information important for children and where can they get information from? The film “If you never ask, you will never know” highlights the importance of access to information and access to knowledge to empower children to influence their lives and actively participate in society.
Utekelezaji wa haki ya mtu kupata habari, ni muhimu kwa demokrasia. ni sharti kwa ajili ya uwazi na uwajibikaji wa serikali, ni njia ya kulinda raia dhidi ya rushwa na usimamizi mbovu, pia kuwezesha watu kufanya maamuzi sahihi kuhusu maisha yao.
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Pour prendre des décisions importantes dans nos vies et nos sociétés, nous avons besoin d'informations. Nous devons savoir quels sont nos droits. Nous devons savoir comment nos communautés sont gérées. Nous devons savoir comment nos pays sont gérés.
De modo a podermos fazer opções importantes na nossa vida e nas nossas sociedades necessitamos de informação. Necessitamos de saber quais são os nossos direitos. Necessitamos de saber o modo como as nossas comunidades estão a ser geridas. Necessitamos de saber o modo como os nossos países estão a ser geridos.