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Tanzania 

Report: Safety of Journalists Situation in Tanzania

President Samia Suluhu Hassan, has since assuming office, taken praiseworthy steps towards improving media freedom and the safety of journalists compared to her predecessor,...
Lesotho 

Report: Safety of Journalists Situation in Lesotho

For decades, journalists in Lesotho have craved a working environment that prioritizes their safety, but have only received lip services from politicians who only...
Ethiopia 

Report: Internet Freedom in Ethiopia

In the age of rapid digital expansion, internet freedom holds immense significance in shaping societies and empowering individuals. Within Ethiopia, a nation experiencing significant...
Gambia 

Internet freedom in The Gambia: legislative framework, trends and future prospects

In this report, AFEX highlights the challenges to internet freedom in The Gambia and makes recommendations on how the situation can be improved. Read the...
Nigeria 

The Economic and Political Effects of Twitter Ban in Nigeria

On June 5, 2021, the Nigerian government shut down the social media platform Twitter. Despite several condemnations from regional and global organisations, the Nigerian...
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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...
Uganda 

Reflecting on the State of Access to Information in Uganda and COVID-19

Since its inception, the right to information, even during crises, has always implicitly existed under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,...
Liberia 

State of Access to Information in Liberia

Liberia’s passage of the Freedom of Information Act 2010 was an epoch-making event as it signaled a clean break from the past that had...
Egypt 

Press Freedom Deteriorating in Egypt

Over the past four years, Egypt has witnessed an increase in the brutal repression of press freedom under the regime of President Abdel Fattah...
Somalia 

The State of Press Freedom in Somalia

This report highlights press freedom violations recorded in the country from January 2018-September 2020. Kindly click here to read the report.
Africa 

Annual Internet Rights Report 2019

Africans use the internet for various purposes including for communication, entertainment, commerce as well as for the enjoyment of democratic rights such as access...
Uganda 

Analytical Report on Safety of Journalists and Press Freedom in Uganda

Uganda’s media landscape has since the early 1990s been liberalized with the proliferation of both print and electronic media outlets. Currently, the country is...