The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is calling for the immediate release of a broadcast journalist in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), who is being held over accusations of defamation.
Authorities in Ethiopia are attempting to spy on people who criticise the country’s government by targeting them with malware attacks, according to a new report by Citizen Lab.
Three journalists in Uganda are facing charges of treason after a story was published that claimed President Yoweri Museveni is planning to overthrow the government in neighbouring Rwanda.
Tanzania is introducing a bill that includes strict regulations for bloggers, social media users and other online content publishers.
South Sudan’s government has blocked access to numerous independent news websites, according to internet users in the country.
Tanzanian newspaper Mawio is facing a two-year ban after reporting on a misconduct investigation that implicates two former presidents.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says there is “no media freedom” in Burundi after the country dropped four places in its latest press freedom ranking.
Press freedom is an elusive concept in much of Africa and many other parts of the world. However, there’s this notion that journalists, bloggers and commentators in general are enjoying a progressively more open environment to express their views and
Tanzanian President John Magufuli warned the country’s media organisations to “be careful” on Friday after sacking a minister for defending press freedom.
A South Sudanese journalist and human right activist is on the run from security forces after being accused of providing information for a recent Sentry Report that revealed war profiteering by the country’s leaders.
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