Uganda must investigate human rights violations

Uganda must investigate break-ins at groups' offices, halt impunity - pattern of attacks indicates perpetrators enjoy impunity, claims Human Rights Watch...

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Al Jazeera condemns death sentence for journalists

Al Jazeera has strongly condemned the sentencing to death of two journalists in Egypt...

21 Jun 2016

Uganda petitioned to respect free speech

A network of freedom of expression organisations in Africa have called on the Ugandan president to commit to defending free speech after serious violations...

7 Jun 2016

Africa Day: Call for AU to protect journalists

Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...

25 May 2016

Global #PressFreedom campaign targets African leaders

A new campaign by Reporters Without Borders launches with 12 heads of State 'celebrating' their media atrocities, including the leaders of Burundi and Eritrea...

6 May 2016

Private media struggle against Africa's state-owned Goliaths

Can the rise of private media in Africa scale back the dominance of state-owned media on the continent?

By Sulemana Braimah 3 May 2016

A Declaration that still packs a punch for a free press

All too often, declarations remain simply pieces of paper filed away and forgotten. But the impact of the Windhoek Declaration is still being felt today...

By Henry Maina 3 May 2016

South Sudan in top five 'most deadliest places for journalists'

With 110 journalists killed in connection with their work or for still unclear reasons in 2015, Reporters Without Borders puts South Sudan on the list of the top five 'most deadliest places for journalists to work'...

30 Dec 2015

In Ethiopia, Zone 9 bloggers acquitted of terrorism charges

The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the acquittal by an Ethiopian court of four Zone 9 bloggers charged with terrorism...

20 Oct 2015

Kenya media condemn 'draconian' parliamentary press law

Kenyan media reacted with dismay on Thursday after lawmakers approved a bill that could see journalists slapped with huge fines or jailed if found guilty of "defaming" parliament...

16 Oct 2015

Somali journalist arrests condemned: rights group

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA: Somali journalists and rights groups on Tuesday condemned the arrest of two colleagues and the closure of a key television station by the government...

6 Oct 2015

Tanzania newspaper returns after three-year ban

ARUSHA - A Tanzanian newspaper closed by the government published its first edition for three years on Tuesday after a court lifted the ban...

23 Sep 2015

Kenya hostile to journalists - CPJ

Kenya is continuously becoming hostile for journalists, Committee to Protect Journalist has said. In a report released in Nairobi, CPJ said journalists face both legal and physical harassment...

16 Jul 2015

Let all the jailed Ethiopian journalists go free

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum are calling for the release of all journalists still jailed in Ethiopia after a week in which six of their colleagues were freed...

13 Jul 2015

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