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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

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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...