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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: Hoodlums Attack, Injure Journalists

On June 19, 2022, hoodlums attacked journalists attached to the Lagos State Government House who were on the entourage of the state governor to...
Nigeria 

Disinformation in Africa: Promoting Rights-Respecting Responses

In June 2020, a coalition of civil society groups launched an interactive portal to track and analyse disinformation laws, policies and patterns of enforcement...
Democratic Republic Of Congo 

DRC: Community Radio Attacked

The community radio station Voix de Mikeno, broadcasting in Bunagana (100 km from the town of Goma, Rutshuru territory), was ransacked by rebel soldiers...
Nigeria 

Nigeria: IPC Condemns Attacks On Journalists

For immediate release: Wednesday June 1st, 2022: The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria today (Wednesday June 1, 2022) expressed concern over the renewed wave of...

Yet another Ghanaian journalist arrested over false news charges

The police have arrested and are harassing Noah Dameh, the Deputy Station Co-ordinator of the Community Radio Station, Radio Ada located in the Greater...
Nigeria 

Nigeria: Armed Men Raid Radio Station

At about 6.20 am on April 10, 2022, three armed men, suspected to be robbers stormed the premises of a private radio station, Fresh...
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...
Ethiopia 

AFEX calls on Ethiopian authorities to drop all charges against journalists, repeal the country’s anti-terrorism law

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the release on bail of journalists Amir Aman Kiyaro and Thomas Enigda, and calls on the...
Nigeria 

Nigeria: IPC decries attacks on Journalists; Calls for immediate investigations

The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos-Nigeria is concerned about the recent attacks on two Abuja based journalists of Punch Newspapers; Amarachi Orjiude and Solomon...

Uganda: Army officers arrest staff of television station

Kampala, 11th March, 2022; Security officers attached to Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) on 10th March 2022 raided the Alternative DIGITALK TV an Online...
Ghana 

Radio presenter risks losing hearing after brutal police assault

A group of police officers on February 3, 2022, brutally assaulted Eric Nana Gyetuah, a radio presenter with Connect FM based in Takoradi, capital...
Ghana 

MFWA condemns attack on Radio Ada, demands prosecution of perpetrators

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) roundly condemns the attack on the Radio Ada (93.3 FM), a community radio station in the Greater...