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Press freedom violations rife in Africa.

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. [more]

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Friday, 12. January 2018
08:16 - MFWA Condemns Assault on Journalists, Calls for Prompt Retribution for Culprits
The Media Foundation for West Africa MFWA has learnt with dismay the attack on four journalists and a driver by vigilantes of the New Patriotic Party at the party’s Headquarters in...
Sunday, 21. January 2018
09:42 - MFWA Hails Appointment of Martin Amidu, Urges Government to Pass RTI
The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) welcomes President Nana Akufo-Addo’s nomination of Mr Martin Alamisi Amidu, as the Special Prosecutor of Ghana. We consider the appointm...
Tuesday, 30. January 2018
09:58 - Addis Ababa Declaration of the 3rd edition of the Africa Senior Media Dialogue (ASMD) on “The Role of Media in Africa’s Development, Women’s Empowerment and its Support for Agenda 2063”
We, journalists and participants of the third Africa Senior Media Dialogue (ASMD) met on 16 and 17 November 2017 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, to discuss “The Role of Media in Africa’s ...
10:06 - Kenyans Name a ‘People’s President,’ and TV Broadcasts Are Cut
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...