Al Jazeera has announced that there's finally a retrial date for its journalists in jail in Egypt. On 1 January 2015 the imprisoned journalists will have the appeals against their convictions considered... (video)
23 Oct 2014 14:10
At the launch of the Independent Broadcasting Authority in Lusaka earlier this month, Zambia's Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Joseph Katema, also launched a code of ethics for Zambian media...
23 Sep 2014 11:54
The six Zone9 bloggers and three journalists held arbitrarily since 25 and 26 April have not been formally charged within the 80-day limit allowed by Ethiopia's draconian terrorism law...
17 Jul 2014 09:25
The Committee to Protect Journalists holds Nigerian authorities responsible for the safety of an editor who was seized by armed men on...
7 Jul 2014 10:39
The 2014 Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom prize of WAN-IFRA has been awarded to Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega, who is serving an 18-year jail sentence.
10 Jun 2014 12:53
NEW YORK, US / BANGUI, CAR: The UN Security Council has condemned the killing of a French journalist in the Central African Republic, stating those responsible "shall be held accountable". (Video)
15 May 2014 06:52
A Swaziland High Court judge Monday freed on bail seven opposition activists arrested last month at the trial of journalists charged with publishing articles critical of King Mswati III's government.
8 May 2014 08:43
Each year, Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) produces So This Is Democracy? State of media freedom in Southern Africa, based on daily monitoring and other research and analysis gathered in the 11 Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries where it operates.
8 May 2014 08:21
ARTICLE 19 condemns the arrest of six 'Zone 9' bloggers and three freelance journalists in Ethiopia, all of whom have been charged with working with foreign organisations that claim to be human rights activists and receiving finance to incite public violence through social media.
29 Apr 2014 13:43
CPJ reports that police in Somaliland raided the Hargeisa offices of the independent Somali-language paper Haatuf and its sister English-language weekly, Somaliland Times, and suspended them indefinitely.
9 Apr 2014 07:48
Al Jazeera is urging people to send their own personal messages to the detainees, Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, on social media using the hashtag #FreeAJStaff on Twitter, Vine and Instagram.
8 Apr 2014 07:50
Prominent presenters from multiple news organisations have highlighted the importance of journalism by uniting to create a 40-second film which ends with a collage of photos of journalists muted as part of the FreeAJStaff campaign.
27 Mar 2014 07:50