31-Jul-2016 to 13:34

Nigerian press awash with bombing of militants, jailbreak

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The continuous military action and bombing of enclaves of militants in south west and the escape of inmates from prison dominated pages of Nigerian newspapers on Sunday.

Read more

30-Jul-2016 to 21:02

Court forces S/Africa broadcaster to reinstate fired journalists

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Following a Labour Court ruling against it, the state-owned South African Broadcasting Corporation will reinstate seven journalists who challenged their dismissals triggered by an editorial ban of certain news items from being aired, the SABC confirmed on Saturday.

Read more

30-Jul-2016 to 12:52

Nigerian press spotlights $321m Abacha loot, others

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The government of Switzerland's plan to return a $321 million Abacha-era loot to Nigeria and the continuing military campaign against Niger Delta militants and pipeline vandals were some of the trending stories in newspapers on Saturday.

Read more

29-Jul-2016 to 19:34

Ghanaian reporter convicted of contempt by parliament

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Parliament in Ghana on Friday revoked the accreditation of the parliamentary correspondent of state-owned Daily Graphic newspaper, Mark Anthony Vinorkor, for publishing contemptuous matter about the House.

Read more

29-Jul-2016 to 12:02

Ghana: Supreme Court ruling, request dominates media

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Supreme Court's dismissal of a case filed by an opposition Member of Parliament (MP) and request by the same court for documents covering two former detainees from Guantanamo Bay on Friday dominated the media in Ghana.

Read more

29-Jul-2016 to 08:16

Kenya: School arson and Odinga’s options ahead of poll, grabs headlines

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The ongoing school arson across the country and opposition chief options ahead of the 2017 polls, grabbed the attention of major Kenyan dailies on Friday.

Read more