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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...
AfricaBurkina FasoDemocratic Republic Of CongoEthiopiaGhanaKenyaNigeriaSomalia 

11 journalists killed in Africa in less than nine months, AFEX demands a tough response from governments to end the impunity

For the past 273 days spanning January-September 2021, eleven journalists have been killed across sub-Sahara Africa in an orgy of repression that has scores...
AfricaAngolaBeninBurkina FasoCameroonCentral African RepublicCongo RepublicCote d'IvoireDemocratic Republic Of CongoEswatiniEthiopiaGambiaGhanaKenyaLiberiaMaliMauritaniaNigeriaSenegalSierra LeoneSomaliaTanzaniaUgandaZambiaZimbabwe 

Press Freedom Situation in Africa- April- June 2021

Journalists killed, respectively in DRC, Somalia and Nigeria, Burkina Faso, including a social media activist in Ghana during the period of April-June 2021. This...
Burkina FasoCameroonCote d'IvoireEthiopiaGhanaKenyaLesothoMozambiqueNamibiaNigeriaRwandaSomaliaSouth SudanSwazilandTanzaniaUgandaZimbabwe 

Stakeholders Call for a Coordination Mechanism on Safety of Journalists in Africa

Representatives from Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Africa, including the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), and government institutions have agreed to establish a...
Burkina FasoGambiaGhanaNigeria 

MFWA to Award Excellent Journalism in West Africa

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) on August 2, 2017 officially launched the first ever West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA)...
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Burkina Faso: Fans, Police, Attack Sports Journalists

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on March 24, 2017 On March 18, 2017, Algerian journalists who had travelled to Burkina Faso to cover...