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Football and fun to forget media freedom violations?

Equatorial Guinea has been chosen to host the next Africa Cup of Nations football tournament, to be held from 17 January to 8 February 2015, (...)

Published on 14 November 2014 Read


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 (...)

Published on 7 November 2014 Read


Ethiopian government’s witchhunt against privately-owned media

At least six publications have had to close in recent months and around 30 journalists have fled abroad since the start of the year as a result (...)

Published on 7 November 2014 Read

Burkina Faso

State of emergency in Burkina Faso: RSF calls for the respect of the free-flow of information

Blaise Compaore has just announced his resignation after 27 years as Burkina Faso’s president. He has given in to the massive demonstrations that (...)

Published on 31 October 2014 Read


Journalists are not informants

Two Cameroonian journalists face military court charges of failure to report a destabilization plot. Journalists Felix Cyriaque Ebole Bola of (...)

Published on 29 October 2014 Read


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 (...)

Published on 28 October 2014 Read


Intelligence agency arrests leading Sudanese journalist

The reason for Al-Hayat correspondent Al-Nur Ahmad Al-Nur’s detention is not known Al-Nur Ahmad Al-Nur, a leading Sudanese journalist who is the (...)

Published on 24 October 2014 Read


BBC’s Kinyarwanda broadcasts suspended indefinitely

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) ordered the suspension of the BBC’s radio broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language for an (...)

Published on 24 October 2014 Read

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