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300 foreign journalists to cover elections

300 foreign journalists to cover elections

At least 300 foreign journalists have arrived in Zimbabwe to cover Saturday's crunch poll, according to Information Minister Sikhanyiso Ndlovu. The Minister said Thursday that...
Draconian accreditation laws used to censor Zimbabwe elections

Draconian accreditation laws used to censor Zimbabwe elections

The Zimbabwean government is using journalist accreditation laws to prevent most major international media outlets and some local journalists from covering the country’s elections...
Zimbabwe: Journalists still harrashed

Zimbabwe: Journalists still harrashed

Reporters Without Borders condemns the Zimbabwean government's refusal to allow several leading international news media to cover the 29 March 2008 general elections although it has...
6 month jail term for Egyptian editor

6 month jail term for Egyptian editor

Egypt's leading Editor Ibrahim Eissa has been sentenced to six months in prison over a series of articles published by his Al Dustour newspaper...
Egyptian editor faces trial

Egyptian editor faces trial

Leading Egyptian Editor Ibrahim Eissa is to appear in court on Wednesday to face charges of publishing "fake news about the President's health'' which,...
Violent attack on cartoonist

Violent attack on cartoonist

Reporters Without Borders, Paris, has condemned an attack on "The Guardian" newspaper's cartoonist Obe Ess, who was hit by armed intruders in his home...
Chad kicks out its only foreign correspondent

Chad kicks out its only foreign correspondent

The Chadian government effectively forced the country's only permanent foreign correspondent to leave the country on Thursday after withdrawing her work permit without explanation,...
Editor on the run

Editor on the run

The founder and editor of the private bimonthly newspaper Umuco went into hiding last Tuesday, a day before a police raid on his residence...
Arab Newspapers Win Awards in International Design Contest

Arab Newspapers Win Awards in International Design Contest

The Dubai-based Gulf News and Emirates Business 24/7 newspapers were recently granted prizes in an international contest for newspaper design. A close collaboration between...
Flag of Tunisia

3rd African International Media Summit in Tunis

The 3rd edition of the annual African International Media Summit (AIMS) is scheduled to hold in Tunis, Tunisia, 27-30 March, the organisers said. In a...
Cameroon: one TV and two Radio Stations closed in a week

Cameroon: one TV and two Radio Stations closed in a week

Police in the capital, Yaoundé, have forced a popular radio station off the air and confiscated its equipment over commentary critical of the government...
Egypt : Where is the Press Headed?

Egypt : Where is the Press Headed?

The press plays an important role in shaping and guiding public opinion and thus controls the convictions of people and their reactions to events....
Man holding a flag of Nigeria

Brief report on the state of film industry in Kano State, Nigeria

Preamble. Motion picture industry in Northern Nigeria popularly known as Kannywood was founded in 1990 when the first Hausa home video titled "Turmin Danya"...
Press situation deteriorated dramatically in 2007, shows NUSOJ annual report

Press situation deteriorated dramatically in 2007, shows NUSOJ annual report

Targeting Truth Tellers: Journalism in a Climate of Fear and Intimidation Annual Report of Press Freedom Violations. The freedom of the press situation in Somalia...
CPJ urges Cote d’Ivoire to lift RFI suspension

CPJ urges Cote d’Ivoire to lift RFI suspension

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on the Ivorian authorities to immediately lift the indefinite suspension of the FM broadcasts of the...
Ethiopia blocks freed journalists from launching newspapers

Ethiopia blocks freed journalists from launching newspapers

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on the Ethiopian government to allow journalists in the country the right to publish...
Media rights NGO demands guaranteed freedom of expression

Media rights NGO demands guaranteed freedom of expression

A media rights NGO on Tuesday called on the newly-inaugurated transitional government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to use the current...