United States concerned over media intimidation in Lesotho

United States concerned over escalating press intimidation in Lesotho...

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Algeria blocks billionaire's media group purchase

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

Somali journalists arrested and radio station closed down

Somali journalists arrested following interviewees' criticism of food aid distribution...

13 Jul 2016

Algeria blogger gets 2-year jail term for insulting president

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

Angolan activists conditionally released from prison

Members of an Angolan book club, jailed for reading and discussing a book on peaceful protests, have been conditionally released after a year in prison...

12 Jul 2016

Ethiopia blocks social media ahead of exams

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia has blocked social media sites for the next few days, after questions from end-of-year exams were posted online last month, sparking a national scandal and leading to their annulment...

11 Jul 2016

Zimbabwe: Govt blocks internet amid police crackdown

Zimbabwe government comes under fire for blocking the internet and mobile messaging services during protests, 6 July 2016...

By Dewa Mavhinga 7 Jul 2016

MISA condemns Zimbabwe communication blackout

MISA-Zimbabwe are gravely concerned at the communication blackout on Wednesday, 6 July 2016, ahead of protests planned in Zimbabwe...

7 Jul 2016

Editors of Zambian newspaper arrested

Zambian police said they had arrested two senior editors of the country's largest independent newspaper that was shut last week...

29 Jun 2016

Uganda must investigate human rights violations

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 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

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