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Somalia 

Somali authorities must end judicial harassment of journalist Abdalle...

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) strongly condemns the prolonged detention and harassment of Somali media rights advocate, Abdalle Ahmed Mumin, and calls...
Nigeria 

IPC condemns threat on journalist’s life

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos- Nigeria is greatly concerned about the reported threats on the life of Premium Times Journalist, Saviour Imukudo. A report...
Zimbabwe 

AFEX Welcomes  Zimbabwean High Court Ruling Barring Police from Arresting Journalists

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange has welcomed a recent ruling by a High Court in Zimbabwe on April 20, 2020, ordered the police...
Democratic Republic Of Congo 

JED Calls on Union of Journalists to Lift Ban on Political Broadcasts Immediately

In a letter dated February 24, 2020 and addressed to Mr. Adheli Kabasubabo, President of the Union national de la Presse du Congo (UNPC), Kasaï-Central...
Zimbabwe 

Zimbabwe’s Broadcasting Service’s Act Requires Extensive Amendment

MISA Zimbabwe on the occasion of the commemorations of World Radio Day on 13 February 2020 urges the government of Zimbabwe to urgently prioritise...
West Africa 

Stakeholders Recommend Strategies to Combat Internet Disruptions and Shutdowns during Elections in Africa

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on November 21, 2019. The 2019 West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA) hosted by the Media...
Zimbabwe 

Zimbabwe Must Introduce Laws that Promote Journalists’ Safety

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) supports the recent call by its member, Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe Chapter urging the...
Cameroon 

Cameroonian Government Must Act to End Ongoing Attacks on Press Freedom

In a joint report produced by the Accra-based African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and its member in Cameroon, Association pour Le Développement Intégré...
Chad 

AU Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa Transmits Letter of Appeal to President of Chad on Social Media...

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the appeal to President Idriss Deby Itno off the Republic of Chad by the African Union...
Zimbabwe 

MISA Zimbabwe Highlights the Role of the Radio in Fostering Dialogue and Tolerance on World Radio Day

This statement was originally oublished on zimbabwe.misa.org on February 13, 2019. MISA Zimbabwe joins the world in commemorating World Radio Day. This day is celebrated...
KenyaTanzaniaUganda 

AFEX Welcomes the African Commission’s Condemnation of Repressive Online Regulations in East Africa

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR)’s condemnation of increased adoption of stringent laws...
Zimbabwe 

MISA launches JournoSOS application

This statement is originally published on zimbabwe.misa.org on April 13, 2018. MISA Zimbabwe on 13 April 2018 launched its JournoSOS App, a mobile application aimed...
Zimbabwe 

Zimbabwe: Omnibus Cyber Bill muddies Fundamental rights

This statement was originally published on zimbabwe.misa.org on February 23, 2018. The proposed merging of the three cyber bills into one bill as recently announced...

Uganda: Media Rights Group Expresses Concern over Increased Attacks on Press Freedom

This statement was originally published on hrnjuganda.org on February 23, 2018. Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda), wishes to express concern over the continued attack...