15-Aug-2019 to 20:13

Ghana Journalists Association clocks 70-year milestone

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) marks its 70 years of formation Thursday with lined up activities to commemorate the event, APA has learnt.

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15-Aug-2019 to 12:40

Ghana media highlights DNA samples from kidnapped girls’ relatives

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Samples secured by the police from four kidnapped girls’ relatives to pave the way for DNA tests have grabbed Ghana media headlines on Thursday.

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13-Aug-2019 to 23:49

Cameroon’s military detains pidgin news anchor Wazizi

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Cameroonian authorities should immediately release without charge pidgin news anchor Samuel Wazizi, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday.

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13-Aug-2019 to 16:12

Ghana: Communications don bemoans state of media freedom

APA-Accra (Ghana) — One of Ghana's foremost communications gurus, Professor Kwame Karikari, has called on President Nana Akufo-Addo to reinforce his position as a lifelong advocate of press freedom, and correct the prevailing situation stifling the media under his watch.

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13-Aug-2019 to 16:05

Tanzania urged to drop charges against detained journo

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Committee to Protect Journalists, an organization that advocates for press freedom worldwide, has urged President John Pombe Magufuli to drop charges against freelance journalist Erick Kabendera and provide a public accounting of the fate of missing journalist Azory Gwanda.

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09-Aug-2019 to 14:20

Liberia’s President warns against negative media reportage

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia’s President George Manneh Weah has called on the Liberian media to report positive developments and desist from reportage that portrays a negative image of the country.

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05-Aug-2019 to 18:27

Tanzanian prosecutors charge detained journo with economic crimes

APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Prosecutors in Tanzania today charged freelance journalist Erick Kabendera with money laundering, tax evasion, and assisting an organized crime racket, according to a copy of the charge sheet.

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