Wednesday, February 1, 2023

South Sudan

South Sudan 

AMDISS Denounces the Continued Detention of Female Journalist Diing Magot, Calls for her Immediate Release

Juba-South Sudan, August 12, 2022, Association for Media Development in South Sudan (AMDISS) is deeply concerned over the continued detention of female journalist Diing...
South Sudan 

AFEX condemns South Sudan clashes, calls on authorities to promote the safety of journalists

On February 10 and 11, 2022, a team from the Association for Media Development in South Sudan (AMDISS), a member of the African Freedom...
South Sudan 

South Sudan: AMDISS Trains Journalists in Investigative Journalism

The Association of Media Development in South Sudan (AMDISS) in partnership with the United Kingdom Embassy in South Sudan on March 3 to 5,...
Democratic Republic Of CongoSouth SudanUganda 

Building Digital Literacy and Security Capacity of Women Refugees in Uganda

This statement was originally published on cipesa.org on December 9, 2019. By Ashnah Kalemera | Statistics on the prevalence of cyber harassment of women in Africa remain...
EthiopiaGhanaMozambiqueNigeriaSouth SudanTanzaniaZimbabwe 

AFEX Appeals to African Governments to Actively Promote and Defend Freedom of Expression ahead of World Press Freedom Day Celebration

In the next few days, hundreds of stakeholders across the globe will converge in Africa in the Ethiopian capital and host city of the...
South Sudan 

AFEX Condemns South Sudan’s Media Authority Censorship

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) condemns the summoning of the Editor in Chief of Al Watan Arabic newspaper by South Sudan’s Media...
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...
South Sudan 

AFEX Condemns Assault on Journalists in Juba

On February 6, 2018, two journalists were attacked by angry protesters while covering anti-US demonstrations in Juba, capital of South Sudan. According to media reports,...
GhanaLiberiaNigeriaSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth SudanUgandaZimbabwe 

African Internet Governance Stakeholders Urge Governments to Put Premium on Digital Rights of Citizens

The membership of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and other African internet governance stakeholders attending the Sixth African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF)...
BurundiCameroonDemocratic Republic Of CongoEgyptEthiopiaGuineaMauritaniaNigeriaSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth SudanSudanTanzaniaUganda 

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...
SomaliaSouth Sudan 

Somalia, South Sudan, Still a Minefield for Journalists

Journalists continue to face danger while reporting in conflict zones across the Horn of Africa region. Several journalists have been physically assaulted, arrested and...