The President of the Republic of Liberia, George Manneh Weah, has signed into law the Kamara Abdullai Kamara Act of Press freedom.
Press freedom continues to be impeded in parts of Africa, with numerous print and broadcast outlets charged with different counts of “unprofessional conduct” by regulation authorities.
Media practitioners are increasingly finding it difficult to carry on their work in many African countries as reports of attacks on the press continue to make headlines.
Zimbabwe went through an internet shutdown last week and the incident has drawn criticism from many freedom of speech and expression lobbyists, including the country’s division of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA...
Zimbabwe’s new government is yet to effectively police media freedom and general freedom of speech and expression, rights less championed for by Mugabe’s administration, according to the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)...
President Maada Bio also delivers on promise to support SLAJ
Near-record high of journalists jailed around the world according to report
Namibia’s annual media awards have been handed a new lifeline after the Editors’ Forum of Namibia (EFN) revealed plans to resuscitate the annual event next year.
Reporters without Borders (RSF) and 31 other human rights and free speech Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have issued a joint statement calling for the immediate release of Mauritanian blogger, Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed.
Infographics for 7 African countries plus a regional overview launched on Universal Access to Information Day!