Al Jazeera condemns death sentence for journalists

Al Jazeera has strongly condemned the sentencing to death of two journalists in Egypt...

21 Jun 2016

Gambia urged to comply with journo ruling

Two years on, Gambia is yet to comply with ECOWAS Court ruling on the murder of journalist Deyda Hydara...

14 Jun 2016

Burundi continues media persecution

Concern after Burundi arrests journalist...

10 Jun 2016

EU calls for Egypt to respect press freedom

European Union condemns indictment of the Egyptian Press Syndicate's leadership...

9 Jun 2016

Uganda petitioned to respect free speech

A network of freedom of expression organisations in Africa have called on the Ugandan president to commit to defending free speech after serious violations...

7 Jun 2016

Africa Day: Call for AU to protect journalists

Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...

25 May 2016

Global #PressFreedom campaign targets African leaders

A new campaign by Reporters Without Borders launches with 12 heads of State 'celebrating' their media atrocities, including the leaders of Burundi and Eritrea...

6 May 2016

Community radio - game-changers

Community radio: game-changers on Africa's media landscape

By Dumisani Moyo 3 May 2016

National broadcasters in Africa: The politics of non-reform

The transformation of state broadcasters into public broadcasters as envisaged by the African Charter on Broadcasting has failed...

By Hendrik Bussiek 3 May 2016

Private media struggle against Africa's state-owned Goliaths

Can the rise of private media in Africa scale back the dominance of state-owned media on the continent?

By Sulemana Braimah 3 May 2016

A Declaration that still packs a punch for a free press

All too often, declarations remain simply pieces of paper filed away and forgotten. But the impact of the Windhoek Declaration is still being felt today...

By Henry Maina 3 May 2016

The birth of the Windhoek Declaration

'We had big dreams': a look back at the birth of the Windhoek Declaration...

By Gwen Lister 3 May 2016

Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future

The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism...

By Stephen Abbott Pugh 3 May 2016

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