The MTV Africa Music Awards which celebrate African talent and creativity to rock Johannesburg, South Africa, for the first time in October...
24 Aug 2016
Chevening scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals who wish to study for Master's degree at any British university starting from September 2017...
17 Aug 2016
United States concerned over escalating press intimidation in Lesotho...
19 Jul 2016
It may be inside a protest rally, or in front of a deadly shooting. Smartphones, video and social media are empowering citizens to tell their stories like never before...
19 Jul 2016
Bizcommunity.com has set up a tribute page in honour of communications doyen and former journalist, Ruth Golembo, who passed away suddenly last week...
18 Jul 2016
Somali journalists arrested following interviewees' criticism of food aid distribution...
13 Jul 2016
Zimbabwe government comes under fire for blocking the internet and mobile messaging services during protests, 6 July 2016...
Dewa Mavhinga 7 Jul 2016
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 has strongly condemned the sentencing to death of two journalists in Egypt...
21 Jun 2016
Media agreements on telling the story of Africa on the continent and internationally...
16 Jun 2016
Kenya's Business Daily journalist, Allan Odhiambo, wins at Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism...
10 Jun 2016
The Media Association of Puntland in collaboration with National Union of Somali Journalist (NUSOJ) and Finnish Foundation for Media and Development (VIKES) conducted a three day workshop...
24 Feb 2015
Somali Independent Media Houses Association is concerned about increasing crackdown by the federal government of Somalia against the media in the country...
7 Jan 2015
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014
CPJ reports that police in Somaliland raided the Hargeisa offices of the independent Somali-language paper Haatuf and its sister English-language weekly, Somaliland Times, and suspended them indefinitely.
9 Apr 2014
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), in partnership with United Nations, yesterday celebrated eight winners of the 2013 Somali Media Awards competition.
19 Feb 2014
The newly established freedom of expression network, African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has deplored the current state of attacks, arrests, detentions, incarcerations and harassments meted out to journalists while on the job in many countries on the continent.
13 Feb 2014
Journalists are invited to submit stories that highlight and explain development and humanitarian issues for the 2013 Somali Media Awards.
24 Oct 2013
Authorities in Somaliland earlier this week officially banned the operations of recently established, London-based television network, Kalsan TV, in Somaliland.
25 Jul 2013
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is shocked and saddened to learn of the cold-blooded murder of journalist Liban Abdullahi Farah.
8 Jul 2013
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has condemned draconian sentences handed down by Somaliland Court in Hargeisa. Journalist Hassan Hussein Abdullahi, known as Keefkeef, received a two-year jail term and two million Somaliland shilling fine; while journalist Mohamed Ahmed Jama, known as Aloley, received one year jail term and one million Somaliland shillings.
4 Jul 2013
Gunmen shot and seriously wounded a Somali journalist in the volatile southern port city of Kismayo, officials and colleagues said Thursday [30 May 2013], the latest in a string of attacks against the media.
31 May 2013
Somalia's Supreme Court on Sunday, 17 March 2013, freed reporter Abdiasis Abdinuur Ibrahim, imprisoned for interviewing a woman who alleged she had been raped by soldiers, AFP reported.
18 Mar 2013
45 media stakeholders gathered on Monday, 18 February 2013 in Mogadishu to consult about the state of the media in Mogadishu, with a particular focus on media law reform, the security and persecution of journalists.
22 Feb 2013
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: On-going armed conflicts and insurgency make Syria and Somalia the world's most dangerous places for journalists, according to the annual figures on journalist deaths compiled by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
1 Feb 2013
A Somali freelance journalist has been detained without charge since 10 January 2013 after interviewing a woman who says she was raped by state security forces. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reports that Abdiaziz Abdinur was summoned by the Central Investigations Department (CID) last Thursday, in connection with the interview he conducted with the woman.
Caro Rolando 17 Jan 2013
The National Union of Somali Journalists [NUSOJ] condemns the sustained deadly violence against journalists, following the killing of a young journalist in Mogadishu.
18 Sep 2012