Thursday 6 December 2012 December 6, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudanese political commentator, Isaiah Ding Abraham Chan Awuol, was shot dead in front of his house in Gudele, west of the capital Juba, early on Wednesday morning by unknown gunmen. South Sudanese (...)
Monday 21 January 2013 January 16, 2013 (JUBA) – Following a series of attacks, intimidation and threats, comment writers and bloggers in South Sudan say they are operating in a heightened sense of fear. South Sudanese men read newspapers in Juba on 10 July (...)
Tuesday 28 May 2013 May 27, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudanese media organisations are no longer covering stories critical of the government, specifically those relating to the security services and corruption, reporters and journalists say. South Sudanese men (...)
Sunday 7 October 2012 October 6, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – Police in Ethiopian on Friday briefly detained voice of America correspondent while she was covering demonstrations by the Muslim community in the capital, a press freedom advocacy group, Committee to (...)
Friday 3 May 2013 Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom
New York, May 2, 2013
The Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the African Union, to uphold press freedom (...)
Saturday 16 February 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
February 15, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - An international media advocacy group has identified 10 countries where press freedom has suffered in 2012.
Risk List 2012 from Committee to Protect Journalists on Vimeo.
Thursday 27 October 2011 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 25, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) - An international press freedom watchdog on Tuesday accused the Ethiopian government of escalating a crackdown against journalists under the pretext of anti-terrorism.
The New (...)
Thursday 30 August 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
August 29, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia has freed an editor of Feteh, a leading independent weekly newspaper, who had been jailed following the publication of information about the health of the late Prime (...)
Saturday 4 May 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
May 3, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - As the globe marks the World Press Freedom Day on Friday, the international press rights group, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), called on the African Union (AU) to do more to (...)
Sunday 31 October 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 30, 2010 (ETHIOPIA) - An Ethiopian journalist has been jailed without charge since September, according to a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Friday.
The press freedom monitoring (...)
On Abyei enough is enough2013-06-18 05:01:47 By Deng Vanang
June 17, 2013 - No one whether locally or internationally can still argue there is more hope to resolve Abyei stalemate peacefully. It has been everybody’s wish that dialogue could (...)