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Somalia harassing journalists online – claim

Amnesty International accuses Somalia’s government of creating teams of online monitors who troll journalists and report them to Facebook standards enforcers to disable their...

Somalia not a good place for journalists

Somalia’s Western-backed government forces beat and detained a record number of journalists last year, the journalists’ syndicate told Reuters, prompting suggestions government is suppressing...

China is least journalist friendly country in the world

China imprisoned at least 48 journalists in 2019, more than any other country, displacing Turkey as the most oppressive place for the profession, a...

Journalists detained in Uganda

Eight Ugandan journalists were detained as they marched in Kampala to protest what they said were police abuses, including beatings and detentions, during coverage...

Burundi journalists charged

Four Burundian journalists were arrested and charged with undermining state security, an editor at their newspaper tweeted, as Burundi’s government clamps down on journalists...

Reporters investigating Russian mercenaries threatened

Russian journalists investigating the activities of a secretive group of Russian mercenaries in Africa and the Middle East were subject to physical threats and...

Diplomats condemn order suspending Ugandan journalists

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Diplomats and rights groups condemned Ugandan authorities on Friday for ordering the suspension of more than 30 senior journalists after TV and radio stations...

Journalists protest in Algiers

Algerian police briefly detained several journalists at a protest in the capital calling for the right to cover rarely seen anti-government demonstrations which began...

Journalists detained in Uganda released

Ugandan police released three journalists working for the British Broadcasting Corporation, after detaining them overnight on suspicion of illegally possessing government prescription drugs. The three...

Increasing number of journalists jailed for doing their jobs

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A near-record number of journalists around the world are behind bars for their work, including two Reuters reporters whose imprisonment in Myanmar has drawn...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...