Home Tags Press freedom

Tag: press freedom

Egypt urged to respect media freedom

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Egypt to respect freedom of the press days after Egyptian security forces raided the office of...

Kenyan president to return disputed media bill to parliament

-
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta plans to send back to parliament a media bill critics say would stunt democracy in an African nation...

Kenyatta vows to ensure controversial new media law is constitutional

-
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta told journalists on Saturday not to panic over a new media law which critics say will muzzle the...

Ethiopian journalists worry after editor flees

-
The managing editor of one of Ethiopia's few remaining independent Amharic-language newspapers publishing critical analysis of local politics said he left the...

Ghana ranked top in Africa for press freedom

-
Ghana ranked first in Africa in 2009 and 27th across the world as the country that tolerates media freedom, according to the...

Sudanese editor put on trial for “false news”

-
A Sudanese newspaper editor went on trial charged with publishing false news undermining the dignity of the state, an offence punishable by...

Tunisia frees journalist critical of government

-
A Tunisian journalist whose six-month jail sentence for assault was condemned by international rights groups said after his release yesterday he was...

Rwanda defends suspension of two newspapers, watchdog critical

-
Rwanda on Wednesday said this week's suspension of two newspapers was not politically motivated ahead of August's presidential election but a media...

Human Rights Watch gagged by Tunisian police

-
New York-based Human Rights Watch accused Tunisian authorities of using police to prevent journalists attending the launch of a report critical of...

Sudan summons two papers for insulting Bashir

-
Sudanese authorities have summoned editors from two papers, accusing them of insulting President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who is running for re-election in...

COMPANY NEWS

Defence Directorate Corporate Communications mum on Shoke retirement tour

-
The communicators in the national defence force have done it again, shooting themselves in the proverbial foot, just over a month after defenceWeb asked...
;