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Nigeria 

I-CSPJ calls for concerted efforts for the release of...

IPC’s Centre for the Safety and Protection of Journalists (I-CSPJ), Lagos-Nigeria is calling for a concerted effort towards the immediate release of Chairman of...

Journalists remanded in prison for reporting about alleged corruption

Kampala; Two (2) journalists Dickson Mubiru and Alirabaki Ssengooba were on Thursday, 20th June 2024, remanded to Luzira Prison, after writing a story related...
Liberia 

Liberia: Cemesp Launches Report On Media Performance

The Center for Media Studies & Peace Building or CEMESP, in collaboration with the Press Union of Liberia has released a report on media...
Uganda 

AFIC and PPDC Launch New Report on Open Contracting and Open Government in Africa

KAMPALA–Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) and Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) are pleased to launch a report, “OGP in Africa: Opportunities for Open...
Ghana 

Empowering Citizens to Access Information: Transitional Countries Doing Better than Ghana

Several transitional countries in the West Africa region are doing better than Ghana in terms of demonstrating stronger commitment to transparent governance. A number of...
Tanzania 

Tanzania: AFIC Urges Tanzania to Pass Strong Freedom of Information Law

Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) urges the United Republic of Tanzania to strengthen the Freedom of Information Bill that is currently before Parliament...
Uganda 

Uganda: Police Officer arrested for Assaulting Journalist

Edward Tibamwenda, a police officer attached to Lungujja police station was on July 24, 2015 arrested for allegedly assaulting a Vision Group Correspondent Frederick...
Kenya 

DRC: JED condemns a new hard blow against Freedom of Information

Journalist in Danger (JED) and Reporters Without Borders (RWB) demand the immediate release of Erick Izami, a journalist with Antenna A, held illegally for...
GhanaUgandaWest Africa 

This Week in Africa:The week of 13 – 18 October

This Week in Africa The week of 13 – 18 October witnessed some free expression violations and challenges on the continent as reported by some...
BotswanaDemocratic Republic Of CongoMalawiZimbabwe 

This Week in Africa: 20 – 25 October, 2014

This Week in Africa The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) continues to support its members in their efforts to address freedom of expression challenges...
South Sudan 

South Sudan: AFEX deeply concerned about National Security Service Bill; Calls on Parliament to reject it

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply concerned about a National Security Service Bill waiting to be passed by the Parliament of...
Somalia 

AFEX condemns endorsement of a draconian media law by the Somalia Council of Ministers; Calls on Somali Parliament to reject it

AFEX condemns endorsement of a draconian media law by the Somalia Council of Ministers; Calls on Somali Parliament to reject it The African Freedom...

AFEX Statement on World Radio Day

February 13, 2014 – On the occasion of World Radio Day, the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) wishes to extend its congratulations to...

AFEX condemns imprisonment of Somali journalist in Ethiopia as a “travesty of justice”

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) condemns in the strongest terms the 27-year sentence imposed on veteran Somali journalist, Mohamed Aweys Mudey, aged...