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Nigeria 

Court in Nigeria nullifies provisions of broadcasting code

Lagos, Wednesday, January 17, 2024: A Federal High Court in Abuja today declared null and void the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code authorizing...
Senegal 

MFWA collaborates with IPI to produce legal resource on...

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has partnered with the International Press Institute (IPI) to produce a resource tool kit on the legal...
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...
Zimbabwe 

Police and media agree on actions to secure safe media environment in Zimbabwe

This statement was originally published on zimbabwe.misa.org on December 20, 2017. The Zimbabwe Republic Police and representatives of media organisations led by MISA Zimbabwe Trustee...
Ghana 

MFWA, Partners to Intensify Efforts on Combating Impunity for Crimes against Journalists as the World Marks IDEI

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on November 2, 2017. As the world marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists...

MFWA Commiserates with Fallen Journalist, Other Victims of Gas Explosion The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) learnt with deep sorrow the death of a...
Somalia 

Journalist Dies of Wounds from Bomb Attack in Central Somalia

This statement was originally published on nusoj.org on September 13, 2017. The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is deeply saddened to learn that...

Nigeria’s National TV Authority Receives ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Award

This statement was originally published on mediarightsagenda.net on September 11, 2017. The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) was today named the latest recipient of the...
Nigeria 

MRA Names Customs into its FOI ‘Hall of Shame’ for Non-Compliance with the FOI Act

This statement was originally published on mediarightsagenda.net on September 5, 2017. Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) into its Freedom...