Sunday, October 1, 2023



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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Analytical report on Freedom of Expression Situation in Zimbabwe – January 2017-August 2019

This report sets out the trends of freedom of expression violations in Zimbabwe, mainly by analysing violations against media practitioners working in Zimbabwe. The...

Analytical Report on the Safety of Journalists in Nigeria – January 2017 to May 2019

The Analytical Report on the Safety of Journalists in Nigeria - English produced by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) highlights the freedom of expression and...

Analytical Report on the Safety of Journalists in Tanzania – 2017 to 2019

The Analytical Report on the Safety of Journalists in Tanzania - 2017 to 2019 produced by  the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA Tanzania)...