27-Aug-2019 to 09:17

Liberian newspapers headline politics, corruption

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President’s warning political leaders and the trial of former and current CBL officials for misappropriation of public funds dominate the headlines in the Tuesday, August 27 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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24-Aug-2019 to 11:24

CPJ urges Benin to decriminalise press offenses

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — The government of Benin should act to decriminalize press offenses, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday, after journalist Ignace Sossou was convicted of false news for reporting on corporate finances.

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24-Aug-2019 to 11:16

Tanzania journo detained over police abuse story

APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — The Committee to Protect Journalists Friday said it is concerned for the welfare of investigative journalist Joseph Gandye, who was arrested on Thursday and handed over to the Tanzanian police on whom he had reported critically, alleging they had abused other detainees.

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21-Aug-2019 to 09:39

Liberians newspapers headline arrests of former officials, ex-warlord’s call for...

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The rearrest and incarceration of former Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) officials and former warlord Prince Johnson calling for the establishment of a UN Tribunal and not a War Crimes Court in Liberia dominate the headlines in the Wednesday, August 21 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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19-Aug-2019 to 19:44

20 Gambian journos to be schooled in investigative journalism

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia Press Union Monday began a two-week training course on investigative journalism for 20 local journalists.

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19-Aug-2019 to 09:05

Sierra Leone papers zoom in on last week's deadly flood, others

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Monday's edition of Sierra Leonean papers are dominated by reports on the aftermath of the deadly flooding in Freetown last week. The incident which occured in the East end of the country's capital city claimed four lives.

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17-Aug-2019 to 20:03

Sierra Leone: Regulator warns publication over pornographic content

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The publisher of a Sierra Leonean tabloid ordered to refrain from publishing “pornographic” images have described the move by the Independent Media Commission (IMC) as unfair and politically motivated.

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