MEDIA Tag

A Mozambican journalist was kidnapped from the streets of the capital Maputo and brutally beaten hours after criticising President Filipe Nyusi's son on TV, his wife told AFP on Thursday.Read More
A DR Congo press freedom body on Wednesday called for the "immediate release" of a journalist detained on defamation allegations.Read More
A court in Niger on Wednesday ordered the reopening of a private broadcaster shut down at the weekend after a banned demonstration that turned violent, officials said.Read More
Eight prominent columnists working for Kenya's biggest media group quit Tuesday over what they said was increased meddling by government and a loss of media freedom at its outlets.Read More
Eight prominent columnists working for Kenya's biggest media group quit Tuesday over what they said was increased meddling by government and a loss of media freedom at its outlets.Read More
The Egyptian government's State Information Service said on Sunday it had expelled a British journalist for The Times for breaking the law by conducting interviews without a press permit.Read More
A British journalist for The Times has been expelled from Egypt, the newspaper said Saturday, in a move it said reflected the "oppressive environment" created there for the press.Read More
Kenya's ruling Jubilee Party on Wednesday denied that Cambridge Analytica had stage-managed the victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta in highly disputed and deadly 2017 elections.Read More
Nairobi (AFP) Kenya’s ruling Jubilee Party on Wednesday denied that Cambridge Analytica had stage-managed the victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta in highly disputed and deadly 2017 elections. The British firm at the centre of a scandal over the improper use of Facebook data in US President Donald Trump’s election 2016 campaign, has also come under the spotlight in Kenya, where it worked on Kenyatta’s campaign last year and in 2013. An expose aired by Channel 4 television in the United Kingdom included hidden camera footage of company managing director MarkRead More
Prominent Angolan human rights activist and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais appeared in court Monday on charges of insulting a public authority after questioning the integrity of a former attorney general.Read More