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UN urges Cameroon to restore internet services

The UN Special Rapporteur will continue to monitor developments in Cameroon closely, and is at the disposal of the authorities to provide assistance or advice as required…

14 Feb 2017

West Africa media: hope for The Gambia

West Africa media round-up: hope for The Gambia, police crackdown on Nigerian media and more…

13 Feb 2017

22 ‘watchdog' projects in Africa win funding

22 digital and journalism ‘watchdog' projects across Africa win $1 million in funding and technology support…

3 Feb 2017

War of words with Nigerian army lands journalists in jail

The harassment of journalists in recent times is completely antithetical to democratic values and norms at the core of which are the rights to free speech and media freedom…

1 Feb 2017

Condemnation for attack wounding seven journalists in Somalia

There has been global condemnation for a terror attack in which seven journalists were also wounded…

27 Jan 2017

Malawi's Times Group closure questioned by Media Institute

Malawi media outlet closed after publishing stories on 'maize gate'…

24 Jan 2017

Cameroon clamp down on media freedoms

Cameroonian authorities should immediately reverse a decision to suspend independent broadcaster Radio Hot Cocoa 94 FM, says the CPJ…

16 Jan 2017

Two journalists sentenced in Ethiopia on terror charges

The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned the prison sentences handed down to two journalists from the Ethiopian faith-based station Radio Bilal...

5 Jan 2017

Top challenges to media free expression in West Africa

Impunity, attacks by security personnel, remain top challenges to media free expression in West Africa...

12 Dec 2016

Angola: new media law threatens free speech

Angolan President should return media law measure to parliament for revision...

1 Dec 2016

Gambia warned on human rights violations

Gambia is violating human rights obligations by detaining journalists, warns UN rights office...

29 Nov 2016

Congolese journalist murdered in own home

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) joins its member, Journaliste en Danger (JED), to denounce the gruesome murder of journalist Marcel Lubala Kalala, in DRC...

21 Nov 2016

Gambia: three journalists arrested as election campaign begins

Intimidation and threats against the media need to stop for voters to be able to make informed decisions...

17 Nov 2016

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