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Freedom of the Press in Gambia

Freedom of the Press in Gambia is being restricted. “Attacks on reporters and the shutting down of two radio stations…

Tanzania: Groups Want Govt to Roll Back Laws Stifling Dissent

“Two rights groups are calling on Tanzania’s government to ease restrictions on dissent and freedom of expression imposed since President…

Jobs Liberia v Facebook

“Jobs-Liberia.com good news Facebook Page has reached nearly 200,000 in Liberia and around the world for years helping spread joy,…

Bureaucrat v cleric

Jenerali Ulimwengu in a very thoughtful piece, argues that Churches in Tanzania are under pressure and possibly under attack from…

Good news from Kenya’s Supreme Court

“Kenyans can breathe a sigh of relief after the High Court quashed plans by the government to snoop on private…

What Africa needs?

“A senior Chinese Communist Party leader recently told ISS Today that Africa was in a multi-party trap. In this vein,…

Tanzania to restrict blogging

“Tanzania has finally signed into law a controversial and slightly absurd new regulation to govern social media and blogging” http://allafrica.com/stories/201804130337.html…

Freedom of the press in Namibia

“The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) has condemned an attempt this week by the Namibia Central Intelligence Service (NCIS) to censor…

Set Machar free

“The South Sudan government has accepted the lifting of a house arrest of former vice-president turned rebel leader Riek Machar.”…

African single market

“Reluctance to open borders is likely to hinder the success of the African single market” http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Africa-wary-of-free-movement-as-single-market-opens/2560-4352792-cv2rmfz/index.html You may also be…

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