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Nigeria 

Rebuilding trust in the electoral process: IPC hosts multi-stakeholders...

Lagos, Nigeria – March 22, 2024. The International Press Centre (IPC), based in Lagos, Nigeria, lead implementing partner of Component 4 (Support to Media) under...
Africa 

#IWD2024: Inspiring women’s inclusion in Africa

Today, the world celebrates International Women’s Day 2024 under the theme of #InspireInclusion, which encourages the realisation of a gender-equal world free of bias,...
Democratic Republic Of CongoSouth Sudan 

AMDISS commends the removal of problematic provisions of National Security Act

Juba, 7th, September 2023---Association for Media Development In South Sudan (AMDISS) commends members of the Reconstituted Transitional National Legislative Assembly for deleting Articles 54...
Zimbabwe 

MISA launches the State of the Media Report

MISA Zambia in partnership with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Zambia on Wednesday 30th August, launched the 2023 quarter 1 & 2 of the State of the Media...
South Sudan 

AMDISS welcomes the reopening of radio station after 10 years of closure

Juba—1 September 2023, the Association for Media Development In South Sudan (AMDISS) has wholeheartedly welcomed the reopening of a community radio station in Leer...
Africa 

Tackling Threats to Media Freedom and Safety in The Digital Age

The proliferation of technology has created new opportunities for journalists and journalism in Africa, but it has also come with threats. For civil society,...
Nigeria 

World Press Freedom Day 2023: MRA Calls on Nigerian government to ensure adequate protection for media freedom

LAGOS, Wednesday, May 3, 2023: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Federal Government to ensure adequate protection for media freedom in law and...
Southern Africa 

Southern Africa improves on media rankings but more needs to be done – MISA

Southern African countries recorded improved rankings according to the Reporters Without Borders 2023 World Press Freedom Index, but the spectre of shrinking civic space...
Malawi 

Malawian MPs decriminalise ‘insulting’ the ‘President’

We applaud government for repealing bad laws. Members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 amended Section 4 of the Protected Flag, Emblems and...
Africa 

Participant Reflection on #FIFAfrica22: Effective Engagement in the UPR Process for Digital Rights Promotion

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and Small Media held a workshop on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)...
AngolaBotswanaLesothoMalawiMozambiqueTanzaniaZambiaZimbabwe 

MISA’s Annual Report Highlights Freedom of Expression and Digital Rights Issues in Southern Africa

The year 2021 was one of consolidation and the repositioning of our organisation in the aftermath of the several headwinds that we faced. When we...
Zimbabwe 

Zimbabwe: State of the Media 2021 report

MISA Zimbabwe has released its 2021 state of the media report which takes a look at the media landscape and operating environment with regards to...
Burundi 

Burundi: AFEX welcomes the lifting of the ban on BBC

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the decision of the Burundi media regulator, the National Council of Communication (CNC), to lift the...