South Sudan authorities arrest editor, order Juba Monitor to cease publishing...
22 Jul 2016
United States concerned over escalating press intimidation in Lesotho...
19 Jul 2016
An Algerian court has thrown out a bid by billionaire Issad Rebrab to buy an influential media group, barring him from taking control of a newspaper critical of the president...
15 Jul 2016
An Algerian journalist and blogger was sentenced to two years in jail and ordered to pay a fine for insulting President Abdelaziz Bouteflika...
13 Jul 2016
Zimbabwe government comes under fire for blocking the internet and mobile messaging services during protests, 6 July 2016...
Dewa Mavhinga 7 Jul 2016
Uganda must investigate break-ins at groups' offices, halt impunity - pattern of attacks indicates perpetrators enjoy impunity, claims Human Rights Watch...
28 Jun 2016
Al Jazeera has strongly condemned the sentencing to death of two journalists in Egypt...
21 Jun 2016
Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...
25 May 2016
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013
Maghreb media professionals on Thursday (24 January 2013) wrapped up a two-day conference in Hammamet, Algeria by adopting a code of ethics, TAP reported.
28 Jan 2013
Reporters Without Borders would like to shine a spotlight on freedom of information in Algeria on the 50th anniversary of the country's independence.
5 Jul 2012
Algeria, on 14 December 2011, passed a media law that drew scorn from journalists, rights activists and opposition legislators who charged that it restricts freedom of expression.
15 Dec 2011
The events and developments of the past six months in Africa have demonstrated that the rise of social media has not only revolutionised the business environment, but also redefined the political scene by shaking the foundation of dictatorship, lack of service delivery and corruption for the first time since the dawn of independences.
Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 5 Jul 2011
"African people - like me - are completely disillusioned with the performance of their leaders because of what they have done and what they are doing, and for me these people should not be called leaders, but rather the elite," Moeletsi Mbeki, brother of former South African president Thabo Mbeki and chairman of the SA Institute of International Affairs, said, speaking at the CNN-MultiChoice media forum currently taking place in Bryanston, Johannesburg, on Friday, 24 June 2011.
Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 24 Jun 2011