Press freedom is often thought of in relation to political pressure. There is more than enough evidence that threats, intimidation and imprisonment of journalists remain a serious cause for concern in Africa. But two recent...
Internet law experts are questioning the arrest of a 19-year-old Halifax man for an alleged breach of a provincial website after the youth came forward to say he believed he was simply downloading public information.
The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) condemns an attempt this week by the Namibia Central Intelligence Service (NCIS) to censor and silence the media.
The internet has long been lauded as a marketplace for the free exchange of ideas, but not in Tanzania, where it will now cost you $930 to license a blog.
The nation’s journalists still run the risk of abduction, detention and death threats
UNESCO will lead the 25th celebration of World Press Freedom Day 2018. Registration is now open for the main event, which will take place in Accra, Ghana on 2 – 3 May. This year’s global theme is ‘Keeping Power in Check: Media,...
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says the limits imposed on journalists in Fiji are "highly worrying.''
LUSAKA – A plan by authorities in Zambia to introduce regulations for social media use has sparked debate in the southern African nation.
LONDON – The BBC yesterday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritreans.
NAIROBI, Kenya — The Kenyan government cut transmissions of three private television stations and moved to criminalize a political opposition group on Tuesday, as supporters of the opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered in the...
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