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i24 News partners for Africa-Israel Summit

The international news network i24 News will be the official media partner for the Africa-Israel Summit...

24 Mar 2017

Activating African journalism with BBC's Komla Dumor Award
Activating African journalism with BBC's Komla Dumor Award

Find out how the BBC Komla Dumor Award impacts on its winners' careers...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Mar 2017

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African startup using AI to produce news stories

Tech startup, Controvert Media has implemented the use of artificial intelligence robots to automatically write and post news articles on the internet…

21 Feb 2017

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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

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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

Ringier Africa expands media operations across continent
Ringier Africa expands media operations across continent

Ringier Africa and partners expand activities in publishing and e-commerce in Africa…

25 Jan 2017

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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

News portal telling Africa's story launches in Ghana
News portal telling Africa's story launches in Ghana

Readers can access a new Africa news portal via their mobile phones, tablets and desktops with 24/7 news services…

10 Jan 2017

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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

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Algerian blogger jailed over Facebook poem dies

A British-Algerian journalist died Sunday after having staged a hunger strike to protest a two-year jail term for offending Algeria's president in a poem posted online...

14 Dec 2016

Nike Popoola (Nigeria) winner of the 2016 Pan-African ReInsurance Journalist award.
International judges for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2017

Winners of the Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards will be announced at the Continental Reinsurance CEO Summit on 6 April 2017 in Dakar, Senegal...

12 Dec 2016

Angola: new media law threatens free speech
Angola: new media law threatens free speech

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

1 Dec 2016

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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

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Open-publishing platform launches in East Africa

A digital publishing platform aimed at the youth has expanded into East Africa to amplify the voice of the millennial generation...

8 Nov 2016

Pressure to reopen South Sudan newspaper
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
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

Fahmida Miller
New Al Jazeera East Africa correspondent

Fahmida Miller has been appointed as one of Al Jazeera's East Africa correspondents, based in Nairobi...

27 Oct 2016

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First media awards for Far East and North Africa

Twenty journalists from different countries in Far East and North Africa participated in the first journalism awards for the region, covering vital topics relating to food and agriculture...

20 Oct 2016

Samuel Majani
Ringier partners with Kenyan entertainment brand Ghafla

In partnership with Ringier, Ghafla will become a regional publisher aimed at providing content targeting the wider East African market...

19 Oct 2016

Abdiasis Mohamed Ali
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

Technology Grand Prize Winner: Stephen Simiyu, Uganda.
Winners of Agility Africa 2016 Photo Competition

Record number of entries offer riveting images and capture the rapid pace of change in Africa...

30 Sep 2016

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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

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Social media persecution in Tanzania

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

28 Sep 2016

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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 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
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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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

IrokoX editing teams
African multi-platform content network launched

Iroko plans to build a pan-African and diaspora influencer network for digital content creation, distribution and monetisation...

12 Sep 2016

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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

AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote
AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote

The All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) released the full list of continental nominees this week ahead of public voting, which opens on 12 September 2016...

9 Sep 2016

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