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2016: au moins 87 cas d’attaques contre les journalistes en RDC

Ph. Munor Kabondo. *English Translation below   Par Munor Kabondo « Au moins 87 cas d’attaques contre les journalistes et contre..

November 15, 2016 with 0 Comments

Le non respect du contrat de travail se porte bien dans les entreprises de presse kinoises

Beaucoup parmi les journalistes congolais exercent le métier sans contrats de travail. Ph. Munor Kabondo.   Par Jean-Hilaire shotsha..

September 27, 2016 with 0 Comments

Réduites au silence, quelques chaines de télévision kinoises ne savent plus à quel saint se vouer

Malgré le nombre élevé des médias, beaucoup ont de la peine à traiter des certains sujets de peur d’être réduits au silence. Ph...

February 1, 2016 with 0 Comments

Liberté de la presse: Des obstacles pour avoir accès aux sources d’information publique à Kinshasa

Plusieurs médias congolais se contentent de l’information de seconde main pour la publier. Ph. Clubs JDH   Par Jean-Hilaire Shotsha..

February 1, 2016 with 0 Comments

The Northern Ontario Initiative: Indigenous journalists craft and share their own stories

Wawatay Native Communications Society and Journalists for Human Rights partner on a revolutionary program to train journalists in remote..

April 2, 2014 with 0 Comments

Tanzania celebrates independence and Madiba

By: Roohi Sahajpal DAR ES SALAAM – Tanzania marked its 52nd Independence Day in Dar es Salaam on Monday with celebrations and a..

December 10, 2013 with 0 Comments

The art of poverty

By: Carolyn Thompson ACCRA, Ghana – In a working class neighbourhood where open sewers reek of feces and vendors sit on rickety stools..

October 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

Advocates urge Ghanaian government to improve Right to Information bill

by Nicole Baute A coalition of NGOs says Ghana’s Right to Information bill is so flawed that it would prevent rather than encourage..

July 31, 2013 with 0 Comments

In Ghana, censorship or necessary caution?

By Iain Marlow ACCRA—Ghana’s Supreme Court has jailed a journalist for criminal contempt over comments related to an ongoing court case..

July 11, 2013 with 1 Comment

Cash for coverage: a complex problem in Ghanaian newsrooms

By Nicole Baute When Ransford Tetteh, editor of Ghana’s robust state-owned Daily Graphic newspaper, took questions from a group of..

June 18, 2013 with 0 Comments

Journalists doubt information will soon be free in Ghana

 Ashley Terry is a senior producer with globalnews.ca. In the spring of 2013, she served as an expert trainer with Journalists for Human..

April 22, 2013 with 0 Comments

Zen and Goats: Last impressions of the little things in Tamale

I checked my phone – 9:30am. Half an hour had passed since my last meeting in Tamale was due to start. No sign of the big boss...

July 18, 2012 with 0 Comments

Slow and unsteady: Ghana’s Freedom of Information Bill

July 7th marked the 30th anniversary of the day Canada’s Access to Information Act received royal assent, becoming law. Within a year the..

July 14, 2012 with 0 Comments

Slow and unsteady: Ghana's Freedom of Information Bill

July 7th marked the 30th anniversary of the day Canada’s Access to Information Act received royal assent, becoming law. Within a year the..

July 14, 2012 with 0 Comments

Ghanaian journalist lectures JHR chapter about rights media

On May 19, the JHR chapter at Tamale’s International Institute of Journalism hosted a community forum about witchcamps. Among the..

May 23, 2012 with 0 Comments

Fighting for the front page: The challenges of environmental reporting in Malawi

In Malawi, parliamentary proceedings and political scandals dominate the headlines and radio waves.  Whether it is a mere press conference..

May 22, 2012 with 0 Comments

“You are doing great job” : feedback from stakeholder in Tamale

“How long we waiting?”, Lucy asks, as we sit under a small mango tree. We are sitting outside the Cienfuegos Suglo Specialist Hospital,..

April 16, 2012 with 0 Comments

"You are doing great job" : feedback from stakeholder in Tamale

“How long we waiting?”, Lucy asks, as we sit under a small mango tree. We are sitting outside the Cienfuegos Suglo Specialist Hospital,..

April 16, 2012 with 0 Comments

Tamale’s rights media crusader: The story of Joseph Ziem

Choosing a pen and paper over a bow and arrow, Joseph Ziem is the Robin Hood of Ghanaian rights media. “When I see something wrong, I..

February 21, 2012 with 0 Comments

Suicide and shame in Malawi

As I walked to work, the headlines of Malawi’s daily papers caught my eye: “Poly Student Commits Suicide.” I stopped mid-step,..

October 30, 2011 with 0 Comments

Malawi’s economic crunch hits the media hard

Employees of The Daily Times and other BP&P papers have been laid off as Malawi faces economic difficulties.

September 12, 2011 with 0 Comments

A Labour of Love

There is no closing time at Skyy FM. Reporters work until the work is done and sometimes that means twelve hour days and weekends. This..

July 22, 2011 with 0 Comments

Open skies and open sewers: the two-sided beauty that is Ghana

So there are three things that have become abundantly clear to me since my fellow compatriots and I touched down in Ghana a little over a..

May 30, 2011 with 1 Comment

Money for Coverage, Ethics for Free

It only takes five cedis ($3.50 CAD) to get from the Elisa Hotel in Accra to the CitiFM office in Adabraka. This is common knowledge to..

October 31, 2010 with 0 Comments
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