Monday, June 24, 2024

Gambia

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...
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)...
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...
CameroonDemocratic Republic Of CongoEthiopiaGambiaGhanaNigeriaSomaliaSouth SudanUgandaZimbabwe 

AFEX Freedom of Expression (FOE) Situation in Africa Report

The periodic Freedom of Expression Situation in Africa Report is an intervention by the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) that seeks to monitor...
BeninCameroonChadDemocratic Republic Of CongoEthiopiaGambiaGhanaGuineaLesothoLiberiaMaliMauritaniaNigeriaSomaliaSouth SudanTanzaniaTogoUgandaZimbabwe 

Freedom of Expression in Africa: 183 Killed by Security Agents in 3 Protests

A total of 183 deaths were recorded from July to December 2016 following clashes between protestors and security agents in three countries – Ethiopia,...
Gambia 

Ending Impunity: Minister Apologises to Journalist

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on March 11, 2017. Interior Minister of The Gambia, Mai Fatty has publicly apologised to Kebba Jeffang, the...
Gambia 

The Gambia: Reporter Assaulted for Asking Harmless Question

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on March 7, 2017. A reporter of the Forayaa newspaper, Kebba Jeffang, has been assaulted by supporters of...
Gambia 

Ex-NIA Officials Charged for Murder of Former Opposition Politician

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on March 3, 2017. The former Director General of the feared National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Yankuba Badjie, and...
Gambia 

Veteran Press Freedom Fighter Appointed Minister of Information

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on February 21, 2017. The recently elected Gambian President, Adama Barrow, has appointed renowned media freedom advocate and...
BeninGambiaNigeria 

January in West Africa: New Dawn in Gambia, Massive Police Crackdown in Nigeria, Media Bans Lifted in Benin

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on February 7, 2017. January 2017, witnessed a number of major press freedom and freedom of expression developments...
Gambia 

The Gambia: Licenses of Four Radio Stations Revoked

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on January 10, 2017. The Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure of The Gambia has revoked the licenses...
Gambia 

The Gambia: Seven Foreign Journalists Expelled

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on January 17, 2017. Seven journalists who had gone to The Gambia to cover the upcoming inauguration of...