Kenyans online have started expressing fears of a possible shutdown of social media by the government in the run up to the 2017 presidential elections, set to take place in the month of August.
Banjul - Another private Gambian radio station, the popular Paradise FM, was shut down late on Sunday by authorities, media sources said, making it the fourth radio station to be ordered off air so far this month.
APE TOWN - It emerged in Parliament on Wednesday that one of the journalists who testified in the inquiry into the affairs of the SABC had received a threatening text message after giving testimony.
6 December 2016 – The 11th annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) opened in Jalisco, Mexico, where delegates from across the world will join thousands more online to weigh the challenges of today's digital age and...
Access to Information Namibia (ACTION), and FesMedia Africa hosted a Namibia and Internet Governance workshop in Windhoek, Namibia. Chenai Chair from Research ICT Africa, was the facilitator and discussion lead.
In a society where the rights & potential of women are constrained, no person can be truly free.
Silencing the Messenger: Communication Apps Under Pressure
The 2016 Reporters Without Borders (RSF) - TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize will be awarded to Syrian reporter Hadi Abdullah, the Chinese news website 64Tianwang, and Chinese citizen journalists Lu Yuyu and Li Tingyu at a ceremony...
In the past decade more than 800 journalists have been killed for reporting the news and bringing information to the public: on average one death every week
One of Africa’s renowned human rights lawyer and press freedom advocate, Femi Falana, speaks about the important issues of safety of journalists and the culture of impunity in Africa.