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

Radio Shabelle reporter shot in Somalia

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and National Union Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) urge authorities in Somalia to investigate the murder of a journalist working with Radio Shabelle...

13 Oct 2016

US strongly condemns assassination of Somali journalist

The United States extends sincere condolences to Abdiaziz Mohamed Ali'S family, friends and colleagues and salutes the courage of Somali journalists...

30 Sep 2016

Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists

Eritrea: 15 years later still no information on jailed senior politicians and independent journalists...

19 Sep 2016

Gabon under internet blackout as it awaits key poll ruling

An internet curfew and social media blackout has sparked outrage in oil-rich Gabon, as citizens keenly await a pivotal ruling challenging President Ali Bongo's contested re-election...

19 Sep 2016

Police should protect journalists in Africa

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has recommended training for police and other security forces that is focused on protecting journalists...

16 Sep 2016

Nigerian military threatens journalist for not revealing sources

The Nigerian military have allegedly threatened journalist Ahmad Salkida with terrorism charges if he does not provide it with information...

22 Aug 2016

Nigerians angry over arrest of political blogger

Nigerian news blogger released on bail after arrest, which critics say is a clamp down on freedom of speech...

11 Aug 2016

Zimbabwe government controls over social media criticised

The government of Zimbabwe's Computer Crime and Cyber Crime Bill would severely limit citizens' access to information...

11 Aug 2016

United States concerned over media intimidation in Lesotho

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

19 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

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