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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]

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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


DRC: Newspaper publisher held for past two months over article

DRC: Newspaper publisher held for past two months over article [more]

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Africa: As Ebola Reponse Accelerates, UN Health Agency Prepares for Arrival of Trial Vaccines

Amid positive developments in the global fight against Ebola, including a growing response to the Secretary-General's appeals for the more funding to tackle the outbreak, the United Nations health agency today announced the...[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...