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Two journalists wounded after Congo police open fire on protest

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Two journalists were wounded when police opened fire on a protest outside the provincial parliament in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Bukavu...

Rights groups demand release of Congo journalist over terrorism charges

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Rights groups called on military authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday to release a journalist arrested on terrorism charges for the possession...

French journo kidnapped in Mali

French Foreign Affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian confirmed a French journalist who disappeared last month in Mali’s northern city Gao was probably been taken...

French journalist kidnapped in northern Mali appears in video

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A journalist who disappeared last month in Mali’s northern city of Gao appeared in a video on Wednesday appealing to authorities to do everything...

Zimbabwe court quashes criminal charges against journalist

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Zimbabwe's High Court on Wednesday quashed charges of communicating false information levelled against journalist and government critic Hopewell Chin’ono, saying the law used by...

Tunisian journalists protest over new head of state news agency

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Tunisian police on Tuesday clashed with journalists at the state news agency demonstrating against a new chief executive whose appointment they see as an...

Zimbabwe again denies bail to journalist in protest case, government denies...

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Zimbabwe’s High Court on Thursday denied bail to a journalist who was arrested last month for supporting anti-govermnent protests, in a case that has...

Morocco arrests dissident journalist on rape and spy charges

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Moroccan police on Wednesday arrested a dissident journalist and charged him with rape and helping foreign spies, a prosecutor said, in a case worrying...

Zimbabwe court rules journalist danger to public, extends detention

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A Zimbabwean court ruled on Friday that a journalist charged with inciting violence was a danger to the public and extended his detention until...

Zimbabwe activist, journalist charged in court over planned protests

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A Zimbabwean rights activist and a journalist were charged in court on Wednesday with promoting public violence ahead of planned anti-government protests next week...

Cameroon military says missing journalist died in its custody

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Cameroon’s military said on Friday that a journalist who disappeared last August in a part of the country where it is battling Anglophone separatists...

Ugandan journalist detained

Ugandan police arrested a prominent journalist and news anchor of one of the country’s biggest TV stations for alleged subversive activities. Samson Kasumba is being...

Journalist detained in Algeria

A court in Algeria ordered the detention of a journalist and activist on charges of “undermining the morale of the army”, according to a...

BBC journalists arrested in Uganda

Ugandan police arrested a team of BBC journalists for illegal possession of prescription drugs but a government spokesman said the reporters were helping expose...

Gunmen kill Ghanaian journalist

Gunmen killed an investigative journalist who helped uncover corruption in Ghana football, rights groups and his employer said. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was shot three times by...

Journalist detained in Nigeria

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Nigerian police detained a journalist for refusing to reveal the source of an article on a confidential letter from the chief of...

Mozambican journalist critical of government beaten unconscious

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Assailants on Tuesday kidnapped and assaulted a prominent Mozambican journalist and human rights activist who has been critical of President Filipe Nyusi...

British journalist deported from Egypt

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Egypt said it deported a British journalist for the Times newspaper last month because she was working illegally. The Times said its...

Journalist, jailed since 2011, released in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia freed a journalist jailed since 2011 on terrorism charges, the latest in a raft of releases of prisoners aimed at calming...

Somali journalist killed in car bombing

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A Somali television journalist was killed in a car bombing in Mogadishu an editor for the TV station and local authorities said....

US journalist among 19 killed in South Sudan fighting

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A United States citizen working in South Sudan as a freelance journalist was among 19 people killed during fighting between government troops...

DR Congo park authorities say rangers not killed in rescue

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Six Congolese killed in a wildlife reserve in eastern Congo last week were not on a mission to rescue a US journalist,...

S.Sudan frees U.N. journalist held for 2.5 years without charge

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The South Sudanese government on Friday freed a local journalist working for a United Nations radio station who spent two and a...

Ethiopian journalist convicted

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An Ethiopian court convicted a journalist of inciting violence against the state with a dissident group, activists said, a judgement an international...

Cameroon journalist jailed under anti-terrorism law

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A Cameroonian military tribunal sentenced a journalist to 10 years in prison on terrorism charges, including failing to report acts of terrorism...

Somaliland sentences journalist to two years jail

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A court in Somalia's breakaway region of Somaliland sentenced a reporter to two years in jail for what it said was endangering...

Journalist dies after hunger strike in Algiers

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A British-Algerian journalist had died six months after staging a hunger strike in Algiers over his detention for publishing articles seen as...

South Sudan deports journalist

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South Sudan has deported a journalist working for the international Associated Press news agency and the reporter said on Wednesday it was...

Burundi police question U.S. journalist, keep her fixer in custody

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Police in Burundi arrested an American journalist and her Burundian fixer on Sunday, saying they had questioned both on suspicion of destroying...

Radio journalist killed by gunmen in Somalia

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Gunmen killed a Somali radio journalist in the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, an official told Reuters. Killing of journalists in Somalia are not...

South Sudanese journalist shot dead in capital

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A South Sudanese journalist was shot dead while leaving a newspaper's office late on Wednesday, his colleagues said. Peter Julius Moi, who worked...

Gunmen kill prominent Libyan journalist in Benghazi

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Gunmen shot dead well a prominent Libyan journalist and critic of Islamists in the eastern city of Benghazi on Monday, security officials...

Tunisia to try 3 journalists in morality dispute

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Three Tunisian journalists face trial on morality charges after publishing a photograph of a footballer frolicking with a nude woman, raising fears...

Exiled Rwandan journalist killed in Uganda-police

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Rwandan journalist, who was living as a political refugee in Uganda's capital, has been shot dead in a bar, police said. Charles Ingabire,...

Tabloids out of control, inquiry told

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Tabloid journalists competing ferociously to secure front-page news believed themselves untouchable in recent years, losing all sense of right and wrong and...

Nigerian sect says killed journalist for spying

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A Nigerian Islamist sect said it killed a state television cameraman because it had evidence that he was an informant for the...

Ugandan police ordered to produce missing journalist

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The Ugandan High Court has ordered the police to produce a journalist who has been held in an unknown location for 13...

Sudan journalist jailed for alleged rape article

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A northern Sudanese court sentenced a female journalist to one month in prison for writing an article about the alleged rape of...

Attacks on media intense in Middle East unrest

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Journalists have been suppressed in popular uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa in more than 500 attacks, some of them...