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27.11.2016

16 Days of Activism

In a society where the rights & potential of women are constrained, no person can be truly free.[more]

Category: Media Matters

14.11.2016

Freedom on the Net 2016

Silencing the Messenger: Communication Apps Under Pressure[more]

Category: Media Matters

07.11.2016

2016 RSF-TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize: Prize awarded to Syrian and Chinese journalists, website

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...[more]

Category: Media Matters

01.11.2016

End impunity for crimes against journalists

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[more]

Category: Media Matters

26.10.2016

Safety of Journalists and the Culture Of Impunity in Africa: Perspectives of a Renowned African Human Rights Lawyer

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. [more]

Category: Media Matters

06.10.2016

Kim Dodges Question About World Bank ATI Capacity

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Oct. 5 dodged a question about why the Bank decimated its staff capacity to work on access to information issues.[more]

Category: Media Matters

06.10.2016

Press freedom: Worrying signs as South Africa slips in global rankings

On 19 October 1977, the apartheid government in South Africa banned The World, the Weekend World and arrested the newspapers’ editor Percy Qoboza. Pro Veritate, an ecumenical newspaper, was also banned.[more]

Category: Media Matters

19.09.2016

Namibia hosts a debut meeting to mark #AccesstoInfo Day and plans two more events

Windhoek, capital of Namibia, was the site last week for the world’s first-ever commemoration of the new International Day for Universal Access to Information (UDUAI) which falls on 28 September. A vibrant meeting convened in the...[more]

Category: Media Matters

19.09.2016

Translate laws into local languages – Simataa

INFORMATION deputy minister Stanley Simataa said there is a growing need for the country's laws to be translated into indigenous languages for the masses to access information easily. [more]

Category: Media Matters

29.08.2016

Social Media Crackdown: The New Normal for Africa?

NAIROBI — Police in Burundi arrested eight people Saturday for allegedly circulating defamatory anti-government statements on social media.[more]

Category: Media Matters

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Tuesday, 19. September 2017
11:32 - CPJ to release report on Cameroon's press freedom crackdown
New York, September 15, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its report, "Journalists Not Terrorists: In Cameroon, anti-terror legislation is used to silence cri...
11:42 - Celebrating Universal Access to Information Day
This year SAHA is participating in two big events hosted on 28 September, Universal Access to Information Day.