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

Online freedom hit by pressure on social media, apps

Internet freedom declined for a sixth consecutive year in 2016 as governments around the world cracked down on social media and messaging applications used to express dissent, a watchdog group said on Monday...

15 Nov 2016

EU and AU statement on freedom of expression

EU-AU joint statement on International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists...

4 Nov 2016

Pressure to reopen South Sudan newspaper

African free speech network calls on South Sudan's president to reopen newspaper...

3 Nov 2016

Nominees for RSF's press freedom prize

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has released the names of the 22 nominees for the 2016 Reporters Without Borders-TV5 Monde Prize for Press Freedom...

2 Nov 2016

South Sudanese media association raided

The Association for Media Development In South Sudan (AMDISS) strongly condemns the armed robbery at its compound in Juba...

1 Nov 2016

Where journalists are murdered and killers go free

The Committee to Protect Journalists' 2016 Global Impunity Index spotlights countries where journalists are slain and the killers go free...

By Elisabeth Witchel 28 Oct 2016

African Union must hold members accountable for media repression

Declaration of the 2nd African Editors Forum Pretoria, South Africa, 24-25 October 2016...

27 Oct 2016

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