Africa News Headlines for 4 June 2015

South African police investigating World Cup bribes Source: San Diego Union-Tribune/AP Security Assistance to Africa Source: U.S. Department of State ‘Game Over’ for Democracy in Rwanda Source: Freedom House Is Kenya prepared for the gay culture? Source: The Nairobian Same Sex Marriages Coming to Zambia? Source: UKZAMBIANS The Age of Plunder: How We Traded Africa …

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Africa News Headlines for 3 May 2015 – World Press Freedom Day Edition

Mohamed Amin Africa Media Awards on the 2015 World Press Freedom Day Source: PR Newswire World Press Freedom Day: UN event addresses safety of journalists Source: New Kerala EU commends Rwanda media reforms Source: The New Times Media urged to resist censorship Source: New Vision Africa Media Freedom Seriously Threatened Source: Amnesty International Obama denounces …

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Q&A on press freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa with Jennifer Dunham of Freedom House

Today’s date, May 3, has since 1993 been designated World Press Freedom Day by the United Nations General Assembly.  According to the UN, the theme for 2015 is “Let Journalism Thrive! Towards better reporting, gender equality and media safety in the digital age.” Last week, in a ceremony in New York jointly hosted by the …

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Africa News Headlines for 30 January 2015: Special AU Summit Edition

What To Expect From the African Union Summit Source: Codewit World News African Union summit gets underway in Ethiopia Source: Business Standard Ebola and Nigerian strife to top AU summit agenda Source: Mail & Guardian African Union Chief Tries to Galvanize Organization Source: Wall Street Journal African Union Summit Begins with Series of Speeches Source: …

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