Thursday, 27 February 2014 saw a Global Day of Action take place in over 30 countries in support of Al Jazeera's detained journalists in Egypt.
27 Feb 2014 07:47
An Egyptian court on Thursday opened the trial of Al-Jazeera journalists that has sparked an international outcry, as an Australian reporter said from the caged dock that justice would prevail.
24 Feb 2014 10:35
The newly established freedom of expression network, African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has deplored the current state of attacks, arrests, detentions, incarcerations and harassments meted out to journalists while on the job in many countries on the continent.
13 Feb 2014 14:43
An Angolan court handed an opposition journalist a fine and suspended six-month prison sentence Friday after he broadcast screams coming from a police station live over the radio station for which he works.
12 Feb 2014 10:03
CAIRO, EGYPT: Egyptian prosecutors on Wednesday referred to trial 20 journalists working with Al-Jazeera television network, including four foreigners accused of "airing false news."
31 Jan 2014 09:32
A campaign waged by a group of youths in Busoga to promote Parliament Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, as future president has caught the eye of government and ultimately run into trouble.
15 Jan 2014 10:48
The chairman of the Royal Media Services (RMS), Dr Samuel Makau Macharia, called plans to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting an affront to media freedom.
13 Jan 2014 13:32
BANJUL, THE GAMIBIA: Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has lifted a ban on one of the country's leading newspapers and a radio station "as a goodwill gesture for the New Year", according to his office.
2 Jan 2014 11:37
Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.
31 Dec 2013 06:44
NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.
19 Dec 2013 09:47
Public radio and television has restarted after nine months off the airwaves in Mali's northeastern rebel bastion of Kidal, the state broadcaster said on Wednesday, after separatist militants handed back its local headquarters.
13 Dec 2013 08:47
There have been reports that Malian news site, Maliactu, based in Paris has been threatened by Mali's government after posting an Associated Press (AP) story today implicating Malian soldiers in extrajudicial killings.
12 Dec 2013 11:36
As Kenya prepares to mark her Golden Jubilee on 12 December, we are still lagging behind in tackling some of the challenges we face as a country. Freedom of expression as stipulated in Article 34 of our Constitution is under threat. Corruption and cheap politics still reign supreme.
By Oscar Okwaro 9 Dec 2013 09:50
Kenya's president on Wednesday rejected a controversial media bill passed by parliament that critics have slammed as an attempt to muzzle the press.
28 Nov 2013 12:30
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