Africa (General)

 

03/05/2019 - Southern Africa: Media freedom muzzled as journalists are targeted for telling the truth - Amnesty International

01/05/2019 - Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? - Made for minds 

26/04/2019 - Belt and Road Forum: Will China's 'digital Silk Road' lead to an authoritarian future? - Dw

18/04/2019 - African leaders put economic squeeze on journalists to prevent info free flow: media watchdog - Rfi 

18/04/2019 - AFEX Denounces Increasing Attacks on Journalists in Africa, Calls for an End to Impunity for Such Crimes - Afex 

12/04/2019 - Civil Society, Press Freedom & Human Rights Under Attack in Africa - IPS

10/04/2019 - Freedom of Expression Situation in Africa – 208 Violations Recorded in 30 Countries only 14 Redressed in 2018 - African Freedom of Expression Exchange 

09/04/2019 - FOE Situation in West Africa: Assaults, Detentions Blight March 2019 - Mfwa 

09/04/2019 - A Critical Juncture in West Africa: Why Regional Processes Matter - CIMA 

22/03/2019 - Governments Increasingly Penalising Critical Journalism in Africa - AFEX

10/03/2019 - Militant insurgencies impact media freedom, fake news and elections, and more - ifex

15/02/2019 - The spectre of Cambridge Analytica still haunts African elections - Al Jazeera 

14/01/2019 - Taxed, throttled or thrown in jail: Africa’s new internet paradigm - Global Voices 

10/12/2018 - How new media platforms have become powerful across Africa - News24

07/12/2018 - Colonial and Apartheid-era laws still govern press freedom in southern Africa - Quartz Africa 

06/12/2018 - Free expression under assault in Uganda, freedom of assembly wins in South Africa, and fear a way of life for LGBTQI+ in Tanzania - IFEX

26/11/2018 - New data suggests African audiences see significantly more misinformation than Americans do - NiemanLab

14/11/2018 - ‘African governments using laws to stifle internet freedom’ - The Guardian

13/11/2018 - AFEX Calls on African Governments to Promote Safety of Journalists, Combat Impunity - AFEX

12/11/2018 - What we’ve learnt about fake news in Africa​ - BBC

12/11/2018 - A year in fake news in Africa - BBC

08/11/2018 - Arrests and murder in Somalia, Facebook fact-checking in South Africa, and questioning official statistics in Tanzania – a crime? - IFEX

06/11/2018 - PSM Weekly | 31 Oct - 6 Nov - Public Media Alliance

05/11/2018 - BBC Nairobi: The largest bureau outside UK - BBC

03/11/2018 - Stakeholders Call for a Coordination Mechanism on Safety of Journalists in Africa - AFEX

31/10/2018 - African Investigative Journalists Say Threats Mounting — from Near and Far​ - VoA

24/10/2018 - 60 Journalists Across West Africa Resolve to Promote Cross-Border Collaboration on Investigative Journalism - MFWA

20/10/2018 - China is broadening its efforts to win over African audiences - The Economist

11/10/2018 - China flexes its political muscles in Africa with media censorship, academic controls - Globe and Mail

03/10/2018 - Threats to media freedom in Africa: some old methods and some new - The Conversation

03/10/2018 - Want to Change How Investigative Journalism is Done in Africa? Here are 14 Recommendations - Global Investigative Journalism Network

04/09/2018 - ECOWAS, SADC Regions Save Africa’s Face in Global Freedom Ranking - Media Foundation For West Africa

22/08/2018 - Rights Groups Condemn Torture, Detention of African Journalists - All Africa

10/08/2018 - ‘Our stories are best told by us’: How students are aiming to shape storytelling in Africa through mobile journalism - Journalism.co.uk

10/08/2018 - Weekly digital security round-up: Documenting internet shutdowns in Africa - International Journalists' Network

04/08/2018 - Internet censorship in Africa threatens democracy, economy - DW

23/07/2018 - Silencing the Twitter-Chatter - Public Media Alliance

18/07/2018 - How the diaspora influenced 2017's elections in Africa: report - Al Jazeera

July - September 2018 - West Africa Freedom of Expression Moitor - MFWA