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Cameroon Sports Journalist Eyong Macdella Bessong Assaulted Over Accreditation Card Dispute

Dakar, May 26, 2022–Cameroonian authorities must identify and hold to account the policeman who assaulted journalist Eyong Macdella Bessong while she was covering a May 18 football match in Buea ... Read more

Three Congolese Radio Journalists Stripped, Beaten By Intelligence Agents

Police officers inspect the scene of a bombed explosion in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo in December 2021. On May 18, 2022, the head of the National Intelligence Agency detained three journalists and ordered his officers to strip and beat them. (AP P

Kinshasa, May 25, 2022 — Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo must hold to account those responsible for stripping and beating journalists Cédar Sabiti, Samuel Matela, and ... Read more

Easing The Turmoil In The Eastern Dr Congo And Great Lakes

[B]Fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is intensifying, with Ugandan and Burundian soldiers in pursuit of rebels and Congolese insurgents on the rebound. With help from its allies, Ki ... Read more

Ethiopian Authorities Arrest 11 Employees Of 4 Independent Media Outlets

Members of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) and the Amhara Special Forces stand guard in the town of Lalibela in Ethiopia's Amhara region, January 27, 2022. Reuters/Tiksa Negeri

New York, May 24, 2022 – Ethiopian authorities should immediately release all recently arrested journalists and media workers and ensure that authorities cease harassing members of the press, th ... Read more

New CEO Of The African Union Development Agency-NEPAD Assumes Office

Ms. Nardos Bekele-Thomas succeeds Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki as CEO of AUDA-NEPAD.

[B]Ms Nardos Bekele-Thomas’ appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer of AUDA-NEPAD was endorsed by the African Union Heads of State and Government during the Thirty-Fifth Ordinary Session ... Read more

Two Congolese journalists detained

Kinshasa, May 17, 2022 – Authorities in the Democratic Republic of ...
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Ethiopia Expels Economist Correspon

Pedestrians cross a street in downtown Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on February 15, 2022. Ethiopian authorities on May 13 revoked the press accreditation of Economist correspondent Tom Gardner, and expelled him from the country. (AP Photo)

Nairobi, May 16, 2022–The Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday conde ...
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Two Somali Journalists Sentenced To

New York, May 23, 2022 — In response to read more »

Tv5 Monde Correspondent Expelled Fr

Fanny Naoro-Kabré, a journalist for TV5 Monde, was expelled from a May 14, 2022, public meeting addressed by prominent French Beninese activist Kémi Séba. (Credit withheld)

Dakar, May 19, 2022 – Activists opposed to France’s influence in Afr ...
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New CEO Of The African Union Develo

Ms. Nardos Bekele-Thomas succeeds Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki as CEO of AUDA-NEPAD.

Ms Nardos Bekele-Thomas’ appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer ...
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