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Mozambique: Mozambique’s Parliamentary Assembly passes final Access to Information Bill

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is pleased to learn that on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 the Mozambican Parliament passed an access to information (ATI) Bill. [more]

Category: Media Matters


Somalia: Impunity guaranteed for violence against journalists in Somalia

Reporters Without Borders condemns journalist Abdirisak Ali Abdi’s murder on 18 November 2014 in Galkayo, in the northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland. This unclaimed killing has yet again highlighted the urgent need to...[more]

Category: Media Matters


Tanzania: Tanzania journalists congratulate EAJA, welcome election of their colleague as Vice President

Dar es Salaam (RBC) Tanzanian journalists have congratulated the Eastern Africa Journalists Association (EAJA) for successfully concluding its last week’s Extra-Ordinary Meeting in Bujumbura, Burundi and for strengthening the...[more]

Category: Media Matters


Mozambique: Mozambique soldiers assault journalists

Soldiers from the Mozambique Defense Force (FADM) beat up two journalists from Independent Television Mozambique (TIM) who were reporting on a confrontation between the military and locals in a town close to the capital Maputo on...[more]

Category: Media Matters


Rwanda:Rwanda’s media self-regulator subjected to intimidation campaign

Reporters Without Borders calls on the Rwandan authorities to defend the Rwanda Media Commission (RMC), the media self -regulatory body, against all the attacks it has received for objecting to the suspension of the BBC’s...[more]

Category: Media Matters


DRC: TV cameraman badly hurt in targeted Goma shooting

Reporters Without Borders joins its local partner Journalist in Danger (JED) in calling for a thorough investigation into a shooting attack on a TV cameraman in the eastern city of Goma on 25 October.[more]

Category: Media Matters


Sudan: Intelligence agency arrests leading Sudanese journalist

The reason for Al-Hayat correspondent Al-Nur Ahmad Al-Nur’s detention is not known[more]

Category: Media Matters


Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe urged to guarantee safety of journalists

Global media watchdog, the Committee for the Protection of Journalists, has urged Zimbabwe to guarantee the safety of journalists after a reporter was beaten up and detained by police. [more]

Category: Media Matters


Rwanda: Rwandan parliament calls for BBC to be banned

The parliamentary motion was prompted by a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide [more]

Category: Media Matters


Tanzania: Africa’s press freedom improving Kikwete

TANZANIA President Jakaya Kikwete has said the freedom of the Press has slightly improved in Africa although a lot needs to be done by enacting relevant laws. [more]

Category: Media Matters

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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...