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Mali 

Mali silences critics with harsh prison sentences

A court in Mali has handed a two-year prison sentence to Dr Etienne Fakaba Sissoko to crown two months of harassment of the economist...
Nigeria 

MRA condemns abduction of journalist by police

LAGOS, Friday, May 24, 2024: Media Rights Agenda (MRA), today condemned as appalling and unacceptable, Wednesday’s abduction of Mr. Madu Onuorah, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief...
Nigeria 

Boko Haram Islamist Sect Leader Warns Journalists, Threatens Others

The Boko Haram Islamist sect leader,Abubakar Shekau, has warned journalists to be careful about their reporting of the sect’s activities and threatened to “deal”...
Nigeria 

Two Journalists Attacked During Polls as Election Coverage Turns Dangerous for Nigeria’s Media

In what is turning out to be a disturbing trend at the polls, two journalists who were covering the rerun Senate elections in Akwa...
Zimbabwe 

Zimbabwe Police Harass Journalist

Freelance journalist Nyasha Majoni was on 27 January 2020 reportedly manhandled by police in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe who accused him of sending pictures and video...