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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...
Somalia 

AFEX Condemns the Killing of a Journalist, Demands a thorough Investigation and Justice

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has learned with dismay, the killing of Abdiaziz Mohamed Guled of Radio Mogadishu in a suicide attack...
Nigeria 

Another torrid October as #EndSARS one year memorials trigger a repeat of repression

Exactly one year after security forces unleashed deadly violence on protesters, killing a dozen on October 2020, the police in Nigeria have struck again,...
Africa 

Ending impunity for crimes against journalists: MFWA deplores slow pace of progress

As the world marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists today, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is calling governments and relevant...

Tanzania: Cartoonist arrested for insulting president

Tanzanian authorities have arrested a cartoonist over a cartoon that insinuated that President Samia Suluhu Hassan was being handheld by Jakaya Kikwete, a former...
Democratic Republic Of Congo 

JED demands official apology from police chief after a brutal attack on journalist during an opposition demonstration

Journalist en Danger (JED) strongly condemns the assault perpetrated by security forces on the correspondent of the Radio France Internationale in Kinshasa, capital of...
Eswatini 

AFEX Members, Other Press Freedom Groups Urge King of Eswatini to Guarantee Freedom of Expression

On 6 July 2021, the MISA Regional Governing Council chairperson, Golden Maunganidze wrote to His Royal Highness, King Mswati III to express MISA's concerns...
Africa 

AFEX Calls on African Governments to Ensure Safety of Journalists, Respect Digital Rights

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: MRA Condemns Killing of Radio Presenter, Calls on Government to Apprehend and Prosecute Perpetrators

LAGOS, Monday, June 21, 2021: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the killing in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Saturday, June 19 of popular radio...
Nigeria 

Nigeria: MRA, IPC Condemn Federal Government’s Twitter Ban

Lagos, Monday, June 7, 2021:  Two non-governmental organizations, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC) today condemned the Federal Government’s indefinite...
Gambia 

The Gambia: GPU Condemns Physical Assault of Journalist by State House Photographer

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) condemns in the strongest terms the physical assault on a reporter for the online platform, Kerr Fatou, by President...
Zimbabwe 

AFEX Calls for Release of Detained Journalist

The Africa Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply worried about the prolonged detention of the journalist Jeffrey Moyo and is calling on the...
Nigeria 

Nigeria: International Press Center Releases 2020 Report on State Of Attacks on Journalists

The International Press Centre  (IPC) under a safety of journalists’ project supported by the Open Society Foundation (OSF) commenced the monitoring of attacks on...