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TV journalist badly wounded in targeted shooting

A London-based TV station’s bureau chief, he was shot several times outside his Mogadishu home A shooting attack on a Somali journalist two days (...)

Published on 14 October 2014 Read


Freedom of information hit by Ebola virus

Combatting the epidemic needs good media reporting but panicked governments are muzzling journalists The panic in Western African countries hit (...)

Published on 8 October 2014 Read


Long jail sentences for three magazine owners

They fled the country before the trial and were convicted in absentia Ethiopia’s federal supreme court yesterday sentenced three magazine owners (...)

Published on 8 October 2014 Read

South Sudan

South Sudan’s authorities threaten Catholic community radio

After closing down a radio station in the capital, the authorities are now threatening one in the western city of Wau. In civil war-torn South (...)

Published on 1 October 2014 Read


Are the Congolese authorities planning to expel all the journalists who do their job?

The latest victim, Brazzaville-based Cameroonian journalist Elie Smith, was the victim of an attack in his home earlier this month Four days (...)

Published on 29 September 2014 Read


Congolese authorities expel troublesome journalist

Sadio Kante Morel, a freelance journalist who has been in the government’s sights for months, was expelled from the Republic of Congo on the night (...)

Published on 26 September 2014 Read


Two journalists arrested, held in unknown location

Their arrests coincide with yet another seizure of a newspaper issue Two journalists – Abdelrahman Alaagib of the daily newspaper Al-Youm Al-Tali (...)

Published on 24 September 2014 Read


Swedish prosecutor abandons journalist imprisoned in Eritrea

Reporters Without Borders is appalled that the Swedish judicial authorities are abandoning Dawit Isaak, a journalist with dual Eritrean and (...)

Published on 23 September 2014 Read

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