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South Sudan 

Female journalists in South Sudan speak out against sexism

At least 30 female journalists drawn from over eight states of South Sudan converged in Juba to share their personal stories and the challenges...
South Sudan 

AMDISS concerned over confiscation of journalists’ equipment

 Juba, August 11, 2023—AMDISS is deeply concerned over the confiscation of the media equipment that belong to Eye Radio and City Review Newspaper. This afternoon,...
Uganda 

Technology and Health Data Governance in Africa: The Case of Uganda

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recognised the potential of technology to enhance health outcomes. The WHO’s Global strategy on digital health 2020-2025 aims...
Uganda 

Transport manager assaults journalist

A journalist Gerald Niyirinda working for Voice of Muhabura Radio based in Kisoro district, in Western Uganda has been allegedly assaulted by the Gateway...
Kenya 

AFIC in Kenya: Media Vows to Report Cases of Injustice Surrounding the Access to Government Procurement Oportunities

The journalists in Kenya have vowed to expose all cases of misery, citizens face during their attempt to participate in the Access Government Procurement...
Kenya 

Kenyan Minister of Trade must withdraw derogative remarks against media

The minister of trade of Kenya accused a major media outlet of being partisan amidst insults to journalists working for the media outlet. Moses Kuria,...
Uganda 

HRNJ condemns attacks on journalists covering local council elections

We highly condemn the brutal actions that were meted out against journalists who covered the by-elections of the Bukedea District Local Council (LC5) and...
Sudan 

Conflict in Sudan Affecting Digital Communications and Critical Services Delivery

Sudan descended into a brutal armed conflict on April 15, 2023. The conflict pits the transitional government under the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) against...
Uganda 

Uncertain future for the media in Uganda

The state of  press freedom in Uganda keeps deteriorating with each passing day. Uganda is currently ranked number 132 out of 180 countries under the...
Somalia 

AFEX demands unconditional release of Somali journalist Abdalle Ahmed Mumin

The African Freedom of Exchange (AFEX) strongly condemns the rearrest of freelance journalist and press freedom advocate Abdalle Ahmed Mumin, and urges the Somali...
Somalia 

Prison officers refuse to jail Somali journalist sentenced to two months in prison

Prison authorities in Mogadishu have set free journalist Abdalle Ahmed Mumin, after he was sentenced to two months in prison. The Banadir Regional Court sentenced Secretary-General...
Uganda 

Court dismisses frivolous case against journalists

Kampala, 17th/January/2023; Court at Makindye dismissed a case against two Digitalk Online TV staff Norman Tumuhimbise (Executive Director) and Faridah Bikobere –a TV host...