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

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

Kenya journalists hold protest after death of colleagues

Kenyan journalists held protests in several cities including Nairobi, saying they faced an increasingly hostile environment...

12 Sep 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

South Sudan arrests Juba Monitor editor

South Sudan authorities arrest editor, order Juba Monitor to cease publishing...

22 Jul 2016

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