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Absurd jail terms passed on newspaper’s owner and its editor

Reporters without borders is relieved to learn that the two journalists of Haatuf newspaper, Yusuf Abdi Gabobe and Ahmed Igeh, were pardoned by (...)

Published on 25 June 2014 Read

Somalia

Somali government urged to revise proposed media law

Reporters Without Borders cautions the Somali cabinet against adopting an incomplete and overly restrictive media bill, which it is to examine (...)

Published on 25 June 2014 Read

CAR

RWB appalled by death of CAR radio journalist Elisabeth Blanche Olofio

She was brutally attacked by armed rebel who accused her of having “a sharp tongue”. She was first treated locally then was transferred to hospital (...)

Published on 24 June 2014 Read

Somalia

RWB condemns the targeted killing of independent Somali journalist, Yusuf Keynan

Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the targeted murder of Somali independent journalist Yusuf Keynan in Mogadishu on 21 June. Police (...)

Published on 23 June 2014 Read

Zimbabwe

One step forward, three steps back for freedom of information

  There was a partial victory for freedom of information on 12 June when the Constitutional court ruled that criminal proceedings for defamation (...)

Published on 21 June 2014 Read

Rwanda

Information hero Agnès Uwimana Nkusi finally released

Behind bars since July 2010, Nkusi initially faced up to 17 years in prison on charges of inciting “civil disobedience”, “prompting division”, and (...)

Published on 18 June 2014 Read

CAR

International community urged to protect journalists in CAR

“You don’t check your facts. You lie. You say anything. We’ll soon deal with you.” “We read your articles. You are calling for the army’s return. (...)

Published on 18 June 2014 Read

DRC

Political broadcasts banned before elections

The tension has been fuelled by the government’s announcement of a constitutional reform before the presidential election. The opposition fears (...)

Published on 17 June 2014 Read

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