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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...
Nigeria 

Nigeria: Temporary Reprieve as Regulator Suspends Shutdown of Broadcast Stations

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has temporarily suspended its intention to shutdown indebted broadcast stations in the country. The regulatory agency in a statement it...
Angola 

Noose tightens on Press Freedom ahead of Angolan general elections

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) strongly condemns the harassment, physical attacks and threats against journalists in Angola. We call on the Angolan...
West Africa 

Terror attacks in the Sahel: Media actors from 16 countries demand action

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) and its partner organisations in all the 16 countries in West Africa have expressed deep concern about...
South Sudan 

AMDISS Denounces the Continued Detention of Female Journalist Diing Magot, Calls for her Immediate Release

Juba-South Sudan, August 12, 2022, Association for Media Development in South Sudan (AMDISS) is deeply concerned over the continued detention of female journalist Diing...
Zimbabwe 

Journalists charged with publishing false data messages

What happened Alpha Media Holdings editor-in-chief Wisdom Mdzungairi and senior reporter Desmond Chingarande were on the 3 August 2022 arrested and charged over a story...
Nigeria 

Nigeria: Regulator’s Fine on Trust TV Arbitrary and Unacceptable

For Immediate Release, Wednesday August 3, 2022 The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria is miffed that the National Broadcasting Commission has slammed a hefty fine...
Nigeria 

IPC Condemns Government’s Threats Against the Media

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos Nigeria is worried by the recent utterances by the Federal Government of Nigeria threatening to sanction the BBC...
Liberia 

CEMESP Condemns Violence Against Protesting Students

Monrovia, July 27, 2022: The Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding (CEMESP) has condemned in the strongest terms the violence meted out against protesting...
Democratic Republic Of Congo 

DRC: Journalist fears for his life after being detained and tortured by M23 rebels

Hererimana Serushago, a journalist working for the community radio station "La Voix de Mikeno" in Bunagana, Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province, lives in fear...
Uganda 

Uganda: Two Journalists Remanded Over Murder

Court in Jinja, Uganda on July 6, 2022, remanded two journalists to wit Mutyaba Ivan of Busoga One and Isabirye Denis Baba FM to...
Gambia 

Gambia: GPU Condemns Arbitrary Arrest of Journalist Yusef Taylor

Fajara, 7 July, 2022 – The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has received official reports that on the 5th of July 2022, Yusef Taylor, a...
Nigeria 

Nigeria: IPC Decries Detention and Harrassment of Wikki Times Publisher and Reporter

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, condemns in strong terms the harassment and molestation of Mr. Haruna Mohammed, the publisher of WikkiTimes online newspaper and one of the reporters, Mr....