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Nigeria 

Court in Nigeria nullifies provisions of broadcasting code

Lagos, Wednesday, January 17, 2024: A Federal High Court in Abuja today declared null and void the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code authorizing...
Senegal 

MFWA collaborates with IPI to produce legal resource on...

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has partnered with the International Press Institute (IPI) to produce a resource tool kit on the legal...
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Stakeholders to Prioritise Safety of Journalists and Issues of Impunity in Africa

Communiqué A one-day Stakeholders’ Dialogue on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity was held in Juba, South Sudan, on Monday, December 11,...
South Sudan 

AFEX Outlines Obligations of States on Safety of Journalists and Issue of Impunity

The Chair of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), Mr. Edetaen Ojo has called on governments across the globe to respect international frameworks...
Gambia 

Fighting Impunity: Major Breakthrough in The Gambia

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on November 6, 2017. In what is a major breakthrough in the long fight against impunity in The...
Somalia 

Journalists Call for Effective Measures to Tackle Impunity

This statement was originally published on nusoj.org on November 2, 2017. Journalists converged in Mogadishu on 2 November 2017 for roundtable meeting hosted by the...
Zimbabwe 

Ending Impunity: MISA Zimbabwe Calls on Government to Investigate Crimes against Journalists

This statement was originally published on misa.org on November 2, 2017. As the world commemorates International Day to end Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, MISA...
Nigeria 

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists: IPC Demands “Urgent Justice” for Attacked Journalists in Nigeria

This statement was originally published on ipcng.org on November 2, 2017. The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has said there should be urgent justice for...
CameroonNigeriaTogo 

Culture of Impunity Still Pervasive in Africa: 113 FOE Violations Recorded, Only 10 Redressed

Impunity for crimes against journalists, media professionals, activists and citizens remains a worrying trend in Africa. According to the second edition of the Freedom...

AFEX Calls for Immediate End to Impunity for Crimes against Journalists in Africa

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a network of African freedom of expression groups, has expressed serious concerns about the increased incidents of...
Gambia 

Ending Impunity: Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Suspects of Deyda Hydara’s Murder

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on May 19, 2017. A Magistrates’ court in the Gambian capital, Banjul has issued an arrest warrant for...
Cameroon 

AFEX Welcomes Restoration of Internet Access in Cameroon, Urges Government to Release all Arbitrarily Detained

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the restoration of internet connectivity in the North-west and South-west regions of Cameroon after 94 days...
Uganda 

Fighting Impunity for Crimes against Journalists in Uganda: A Glimpse of Hope

A number of freedom of expression violators have recently been prosecuted for abusing journalists and media professionals carrying out their legitimate duty in Uganda. The...
Somalia 

AFEX Expresses Concern about Safety of Journalists in Somalia

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) joins its member, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) in expressing deep concern over the continuing...