Sunday 12 August 2012
August 10, 2012 (NAIROBI) - The authorities in Ethiopia must stop their crackdown on press coverage of Muslim protests in the capital Addis Ababa and allow Muslim news outlets freely report without fear, a press freedom advocacy group (...)
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 (...)
Thursday 1 September 2011
New York, August 30, 2011 - The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of a jailed journalist in Sudan, but is troubled by reports of the continued detention of at least eight others without charge. President Omar (...)
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 (...)
Thursday 26 July 2012
July 25, 2012 (LONDON) - Ethiopian authorities over the weekend blocked the publication of a prominent independent newspaper which included details of prime minister Meles Zenawi’s deteriorating health condition, according to press (...)
Friday 21 June 2013
June 20, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - As the globe marks World Refugee Day on Thursday, an international press freedom group, said that the number of journalists from East African countries fleeing into exile remains on the rise.
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Monday 7 January 2013
January 6, 2013 (WAU) - Senior officials from South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal on Sunday rejected claims arguing that the state’s administration had done little to sensitise the local population about the benefits attached to the (...)
Friday 14 December 2012
December 13, 2012 (PARIS) - Eritrea and Ethiopia have respectively become Africa’s leading jailers of journalists, according to the jailed Journalists List of 2012 released by the US-based, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
Thursday 8 November 2012
November 7, 2012 (JUBA) - Media groups in South Sudan have expressed deep concern that there are differences between the versions of the country’s long-awaited draft media bill circulating in the capital Juba.
Editors and newspaper (...)
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 (...)
Holding accountable those enabling genocide in Sudan2016-12-05 05:30:49
As grim genocide by attrition in Darfur is set to enter its fifteenth year, as Khartoum’s claim of a purely nominal “cease-fire” in South Kordofan is belied by repeated reports of Sudan (...)