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How data journalism can improve the world

By Jeanne Bourgault In January 2014, Kenyan broadcaster NTV aired a 12-minute, data-driven video about the impact of drought in Turkana, [...]

Senegal wobbles over Charlie Hebdo?

By Staff Reporter Senegalese President Mr Sall “stood with” Charlie Hebdo in the popular Paris Unity March He has come under c [...]

Victory for press freedom in Africa?

By Staff Reporter   Landmark ruling overturning jail sentence of reporter in Burkina Faso hailed as significant – but journalists sti [...]

Terrorism knows no boundaries as Policeman killed was MUSLIM #JeSuisCharlie

By Staff Reporter Charlie Hebdo attack: the 12 victims of the terror attack Satirical magazine’s journalists and cartoonists were killed i [...]

Stuart Scott and the rise of the ‘urban’ sports broadcaster

By Staff Reporter Stuart Scott, who died on Sunday morning at the age of 49, was a different kind of sports broadcaster when he appeared on [...]

Tony Abbott and Barack Obama raise Peter Greste case with Egypt’s president

By Staff Reporter Both men had one-on-one meetings with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on sidelines of the United Nations general assembly Greste’s [...]

CNBC & Reuters in strategic partnership to cover Africa

By staff Reporter Johannesburg, 19 September 2014 – CNBC Africa, the leading business news channel on the African continent, today an [...]

Barbaric ISIS beheads US journalist James Foley

By Staff Reporter The Islamic State claims to have killed the American journalist, who went missing in Syria nearly two years ago ENLARGE Am [...]

South Africa repatriates remains of anti-apartheid journalist who died in US in 1965

By Staff Reporter   Nakasa’s gravestone in Ferncliff Cemetery in upstate New York (Photo: Reuters)     South Africa is rep [...]

No Zimbabwean Scribes nominated for CNN Multichoice 2014 African Journalist

By Staff Reporter Nine Kenyans are nominated  Last Zimbabwean to win was Brian Hungwe in 1999 The award celebrates achievements in Investig [...]

Rebels in Doneski arresting journalists covering MH17 tragedy

By Staff Reporter Bodies were loaded into a Train Morgue destined for ??? Pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine should stop threatening [...]

Nigerian editor still missing a week after he was abducted

By Staff Reporter The editor of a Nigerian newspaper was seized by three armed men in plain clothes a week ago and hasn’t been seen si [...]

New Zimbabwe and Zimpapers sued for staggering $50 m each for false #Baba Jukwa allegations

By Kelvin Mupungu Baba Jukwa drama rages on Ncube and Chimoio are fighting back As Editor for Zimbabwe’s state owned  and biggest wee [...]

Editor & Publisher of The Zimbabwean is wanted by ZRP in connection with Baba Jukwa circus

By Staff Reporter Police release list of more Baba Jukwa suspects POLICE have released a list of ten people wanted in connection with invest [...]

Editor’s arrest a ‘warning’ for Minister of Information Jonathan Moyo?

By Staff Reporter Information minister Jonathan Moyo was put under pressure to explain the appointment of ‘hostile’ journalist E [...]

Sunday Mail Editor arrest-a battle between Police and Defence in Zimbabwe?

By Staff Reporter Zanu PF elements from time-to-time enjoy using the Police to settle scores? ARRESTED Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzayi, h [...]

Somaliland jails Newspaper owner and Editor for publishing false information

By Staff Reporter #JournalismIsNotaCrime Haatuf, a Somali-language newspaper based in Hargeisa, the capital of the breakaway northwestern te [...]

Sunday Mail editor alleges victimisation by Zanu PF in bail application

By Staff Reporter Edmund Kudzayi, the Sunday Mail editor who is being charged with treason and other offences, yesterday filed a bail applic [...]

Peter Greste says he is devastated and outraged by seven-year jail sentence

By Staff Reporter The Australian al-Jazeera journalist says he will consider all possible measures to have his conviction in Egypt overturne [...]

Has the real #BabaJukwa been arrested?

By Staff Reporter Was 22 June 2014 his last- If it was it or was not, both scenario [...]

Shock as Al-Jazeera journalists are convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison by Egyptian court

By Staff Reporter  The three – including Australian Peter Greste – faced charges of ‘helping terrorists’ Three jour [...]

The article that landed Zimbabwe Sunday Mail editor in trouble

By Staff Reporter In solidarity with Zimbabwe Sunday Mail Editor Edmund Kudzayi In solidarity with with fellow scriber being incarcerated fo [...]

Police arrest Sunday Mail editor in Harare #PressRepression

By Staff Reporter Edmund Kudzayi editor of The Sunday Mail Police in Harare have arrested the new editor of the weekly Sunday Mail newspaper [...]

Zimbabwe ConCourt revives investigative journalism by decriminalising defamation law

By Staff Reporter THE Constitutional Court (ConCourt) of Zimbabwe yesterday delivered a landmark ruling decriminalising defamation, which jo [...]

Safety of journalists essential to vibrant, democratic societies, UN rights chief stresses

By Staff Reporter “Sound, bold and independent” journalism is vital in any democratic society, the United Nations human rights chief dec [...]

Unmasking Baba Jukwa, named journalists to sue-Lawyer

By Kelvin Mupungu Two journalists accused in the “unmasking of @babaJukwa” have instructed their legal counsel to sue two Zimpa [...]

Ethiopia’s war with journos continue as scores are incacerated

By Staff Reporter The Ethiopian government has arrested six independent bloggers and a journalist in what human rights group Amnesty Interna [...]

Egypt’s military junta detains US embassy staff

By Staff Reporter Cairo, Egypt A supporter of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is detained by police during clashes with security for [...]
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