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 (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 22 November 2011
By Julius N. Uma
November 21, 2011 (JUBA) - The two South Sudanese journalists, released on Saturday without charge after more than two weeks of detention, have vowed to spearhead the campaign for media laws, which they say, are (...)
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 (...)
Thursday 14 March 2013
March 12, 2012 (JUBA) - The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the "very inhumane" manner in which a South Sudanese journalist was arrested and detained in the capital, Juba.
The Union of Journalists of South (...)
Friday 20 September 2013
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
September 19, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian government on Thursday admitted imposing new visitor restrictions against journalist Reeyot Alemu, who remains in prison on terrorism-related offenses. Reeyot Alemu (...)
Sunday 23 October 2011
October 22, 2011 (JUBA) - A day long media forum in Juba called on journalists to embrace independent and objective reporting, so the media can help make newly independent South Sudan develop and become more transparent.
Speaking to (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 22 December 2013
December 21, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Press freedom group, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), has again listed Ethiopia and Eritrea among the top-ten countries who jail journalists.
According to CPJ’s annual census, released on (...)
Tuesday 6 May 2014
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
May 5, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday urged United Nations member states to exert pressure on the Ethiopian government to end the targeting of activists and media under its controversial (...)
Why reports on alleged atrocities are flawed2015-07-28 08:59:54
By Joseph de Tuombuk*
The recently-released Human Rights Watch and UNMISS reports on alleged atrocities committed by SPLA forces, are seriously flawed and could not withstand any challenge in (...)