African Press Freedom in discussion

The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) is discussing a major case for African press freedom this week in the city of Banjul,...

Jihadism spreads across North Africa

Islamist Extremism in North Africa What countries constitute North Africa? North Africans countries are situated above the sub-Saharan region,...

Not intimidated

Journalists continue to cover protests in Ethiopia despite harassment and imprisonment. Ethiopian authorities detained a reporter working for the...

Soft power. Hard money.

China's growing interest in Africa's resources, infrastructure, investments and media is drawing global attention. International headlines from...

Inspiring change

With a Nikon D60, a Flip Video camera and a Marantz in hand, Emily Coppel moved to a slum in South Africa in 2010. Coppel, a recent graduate of the...

Seeds of change

Press freedom is dynamic. Every year marks achievements and setbacks, new promises and new threats to the open practice of journalism around the...

No refuge

Placement and displacement. These two geographic forces drive tensions between Sudan and South Sudan as conflicts in the border region escalate into...