18-May-2019 to 11:10

Jailed Somaliland journalist injured during arrest

APA-Hargeisa (Somalia) — Authorities in the breakaway state of Somaliland are detaining television reporter Abdirahman Keyse Mohamed, also known as Tungub, after he was injured by a shot from the police.

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17-May-2019 to 21:44

Gabon suspends two newspapers over defamation claims

APA-Libreville (Gabon) — Two newspapers in Gabon have been suspended by the country's media regulator over defamation claims.

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17-May-2019 to 15:07

Liberia marks World Telecommunications, Information Society Day

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President George Manneh Weah has issued a proclamation as Liberia joined the rest of the world to mark World Telecommunications and Information Society Day on Friday.

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07-May-2019 to 08:14

Liberian newspapers headline terror threats, warning against irresponsible speec...

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Pending the planned June 7 protest, threats by ex-generals, as well as Charles and Agnes Taylor the United Kingdom has waned of a possible terrorist infiltration from around the sub-region.

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03-May-2019 to 16:32

Kenyan journalists still facing attacks

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenyan journalists are celebrating world press day with mixed reactions as attacks on the trade still continue to erode the goods the trade seeks to achieve, according to a report released on Friday.

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03-May-2019 to 16:17

Uganda: Western envoys condemn 'gagging' of media

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The European Union Delegation, the Heads of Mission of Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and UK and the Heads of Mission of Iceland, Japan, Norway, Republic of Korea and the United States have expressed concern over a series of recent incidents restricting freedom of expression and of assembly in Uganda.

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03-May-2019 to 13:05

Ethiopia commits to fostering press freedom

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed has reiterated his government’s commitment to fostering freedom of the media and the press.

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