Zimbabwe threatens social media activists, after protests

Zimbabwe has threatened to crack down on social media activists pressing to oust President Robert Mugabe's government, warning of the turmoil that followed the Arab Spring...

17 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

Angolan activists conditionally released from prison

Members of an Angolan book club, jailed for reading and discussing a book on peaceful protests, have been conditionally released after a year in prison...

12 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

MISA condemns Zimbabwe communication blackout

MISA-Zimbabwe are gravely concerned at the communication blackout on Wednesday, 6 July 2016, ahead of protests planned in Zimbabwe...

7 Jul 2016

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...

28 Jun 2016

Al Jazeera condemns death sentence for journalists

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

21 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

Community radio - game-changers

Community radio: game-changers on Africa's media landscape

By Dumisani Moyo 3 May 2016

National broadcasters in Africa: The politics of non-reform

The transformation of state broadcasters into public broadcasters as envisaged by the African Charter on Broadcasting has failed...

By Hendrik Bussiek 3 May 2016

The birth of the Windhoek Declaration

'We had big dreams': a look back at the birth of the Windhoek Declaration...

By Gwen Lister 3 May 2016

Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future

The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism...

By Stephen Abbott Pugh 3 May 2016

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