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
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
GeoPoll, Kantar Media, and Cuende announce first Pan-African Out of Home measurement product...
2 Jun 2016
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
The six Zone9 bloggers and three journalists held arbitrarily since 25 and 26 April have not been formally charged within the 80-day limit allowed by Ethiopia's draconian terrorism law...
17 Jul 2014
The 2014 Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom prize of WAN-IFRA has been awarded to Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega, who is serving an 18-year jail sentence.
10 Jun 2014
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Friday called on authorities in Ethiopia to release a journalist being held without charge following a spate of similar arrests in recent weeks.
2 Jun 2014
ARTICLE 19 condemns the arrest of six 'Zone 9' bloggers and three freelance journalists in Ethiopia, all of whom have been charged with working with foreign organisations that claim to be human rights activists and receiving finance to incite public violence through social media.
29 Apr 2014
SatLink Communications has been appointed by the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) for the global distribution of its government-owned ETV news channel.
13 Mar 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
The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) secretariat, organiser of the second High-Level Meeting of the AEEP, invites young journalists to be part of, and contribute to, the conference, to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 12-13 February 2014.
7 Jan 2014
Two leading international media organisations today called for the unconditional release of imprisoned Ethiopian journalists and pledged to join forces to help improve the working and legislative environment for news media, during a joint press freedom mission to the country.
8 Nov 2013
From 6-8 November 2013, the African Media Initiative (AMI) will hold its flagship annual convention, the African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, focused on the theme "Media and the African Renaissance." It will be AMLF's sixth edition.
Amadou Mahtar Ba 1 Aug 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
The International Press Institute (IPI) on Tuesday, 28 August 2012, welcomed the news that charges against Ethiopian editor, Temesgen Desalegn have been withdrawn, and called for Ethiopia to reform its stance toward the media and free all journalists who are currently in jail for their criticism of official policies, and cease its harassment of Feteh newspaper.
31 Aug 2012
The Ethiopian government has dismissed allegations that it has banned Skype and other use of Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) services that offer audio and video related communications over the internet.
25 Jun 2012
A verdict in the trial of Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega and other activists accused of inciting terrorism is expected on Friday, 11 May 2012, report PEN American Center and other IFEX members, whom Nega has worked with. If convicted, Nega could face the death penalty.
10 May 2012
PEN American Center yesterday, 12 April 2012, named Eskinder Nega, journalist and dissident blogger in Ethiopia, as the recipient of its 2012 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award.
13 Apr 2012
NEW YORK: A US-based journalist convicted on politicized terrorism charges in Ethiopia was sentenced to death in absentia yesterday, 26 January 2012, while two other Ethiopian journalists received heavy prison sentences in connection with their coverage of banned opposition groups, according to news reports.
27 Jan 2012