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Interpreter hired for court case

An interpreter is being brought out from South Africa to assist at a trial at the next sitting of St Helena’s Supreme Court, attorney general Nicola Moore told members of Legislative Council. She did not identify the defendant, or the language spoken. … Continue reading

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Castle dodges the facts on media name blunder

The conduct of St Helena Government has been called into question after the island’s state-funded media organisation was forced to change its name. The Castle has refused to acknowledge that it has any case to answer, despite being given a … Continue reading

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The truth: how Mike O came to own his rival’s name

The media organisation set up by St Helena Government has had to change its name from St Helena Broadcasting (Guarantee) Corporation because it was too similar to one owned by its rival – the St Helena Broadcasting Corporation. In a breathtaking … Continue reading

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Island’s media regulators ‘won’t be controlled from The Castle’

The people appointed to rule on media complaints on St Helena will be free of government influence, the island’s chief magistrate has insisted. John MacRitchie has pointed out that their independence is protected in the new Media Standards Ordinance, which … Continue reading

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