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Nigeria 

I-CSPJ calls for concerted efforts for the release of...

IPC’s Centre for the Safety and Protection of Journalists (I-CSPJ), Lagos-Nigeria is calling for a concerted effort towards the immediate release of Chairman of...

Journalists remanded in prison for reporting about alleged corruption

Kampala; Two (2) journalists Dickson Mubiru and Alirabaki Ssengooba were on Thursday, 20th June 2024, remanded to Luzira Prison, after writing a story related...
Burkina Faso 

MFWA urges leaders in Burkina Faso to uphold freedom of expression

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is concerned about the political turmoil in Burkina Faso following a second coup d’état in the country...
AfricaDemocratic Republic Of Congo 

AFEX Calls on African Governments to Address Growing Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

Introduction The Eighth General Meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a network of African freedom of expression and media development organisations which...
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...