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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

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

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

Angola: new media law threatens free speech

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

1 Dec 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

Pressure to reopen South Sudan newspaper

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

3 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

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

Social media persecution in Tanzania

Social media users arraigned for allegedly "insulting" Tanzanian president over social media platforms...

28 Sep 2016

CPJ calls on South Sudan to reopen newspaper

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on authorities in South Sudan to immediately reopen the Nation Mirror...

20 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

S Sudan paper shut down as it headlines govt corruption

The South Sudan government has shut down the country's main English-language daily, which headlined news on a war profiteering report commissioned by actor George Clooney...

19 Sep 2016

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