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Nigeria 

I-CSPJ calls for concerted efforts for the release of kidnapped journalists in northern Nigeria

IPC’s Centre for the Safety and Protection of Journalists (I-CSPJ), Lagos-Nigeria is calling for a concerted effort towards the immediate release of Chairman of...
Nigeria 

IPC, CEMESO host experts on Nigeria’s electoral process

Lagos, Nigeria – June 24, 2024 The International Press Centre (IPC) and the Centre for Media and Society (CEMESO), will this week host concurrent events...
Guinea 

MFWA condemns threats against journalist in Senegal

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) condemns the recent threats against journalist Sékou Jamal Pendessa, and urges the Guinean authorities to identify and...
Mali 

Mali silences critics with harsh prison sentences

A court in Mali has handed a two-year prison sentence to Dr Etienne Fakaba Sissoko to crown two months of harassment of the economist...
Nigeria 

MRA condemns abduction of journalist by police

LAGOS, Friday, May 24, 2024: Media Rights Agenda (MRA), today condemned as appalling and unacceptable, Wednesday’s abduction of Mr. Madu Onuorah, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief...
Gambia 

AFEX welcomes guilty verdict of former Gambian Minister 

On May 15, 2024, the Federal Criminal Tribunal a.k.a Federal Criminal Court (FCC) in Bellinzona, Switzerland, found Ousman Sonko, Former Interior Minister of The...
Liberia 

World Press Freedom Day 2024: CEMESP issues call to action

On World Press Freedom Day, the Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding (CEMESP) released a poignant statement, echoing the sentiments of a nation grappling...
Nigeria 

Media Support Groups Mark 2024 World Press Freedom Day, Urge Governments to Protect Media Freedom

LAGOS, Thursday, May 2, 2024: Four human rights and media support organizations have called on Federal and State Governments to take urgent measures to...
Nigeria 

Persistent harassment of Lanre Arogundade by state security constitutes systematic abuse of power and violation of his rights

For immediate release, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 The International Press Centre (IPC), hereby strongly registers its displeasure over yet another incident of harassment of its...
Nigeria 

Rebuilding trust in the electoral process: IPC hosts multi-stakeholders dialogue

Lagos, Nigeria – March 22, 2024. The International Press Centre (IPC), based in Lagos, Nigeria, lead implementing partner of Component 4 (Support to Media) under...
Senegal 

Director of TV station stabbed

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) strongly condemns the brazen assault on Maïmouna Ndour Faye, director of the television station 7TV, and urges...
Sierra Leone 

ECOWAS Court orders Sierra Leone to compensate student victim of police crackdown

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Republic of Sierra Leone to pay $25,000 as compensation to Mohamed Morlu, a Sierra Leone citizen,...