Tanzania’s government on Tuesday won a court case against bloggers and activists attempting to block new online publishing regulations.
Tanzania is introducing a bill that includes strict regulations for bloggers, social media users and other online content publishers.
Ethiopia has shut down internet access for its citizens as students in the country sit national exams.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli warned the country’s media organisations to “be careful” on Friday after sacking a minister for defending press freedom.
An Ethiopian blogger and activist has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after a lengthy and controversial court case.
On Tuesday, World Press Freedom Day recounted some of the most horrific cases of human rights violations against journalists and media officials. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) marked the occasion by calling it a “great year for censorship,” ironically hailing the successes
Every year World Press Freedom Day tells some of the most horrific cases of violence against journalists from the last 12 months and previous years.
Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) has seized print editions of daily newspaper Al-Taghyeer.
A group of 30 journalists who had staged Sudan’s largest ever hunger protest have agreed to end their demonstration after the government pledged to defer their case to the Constitutional Court.
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