Monday, September 24, 2018

A Third Of All Journalists Jailed Globally Are Being Held In China And Iran...

By the end of 2014, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) had identified 221 journalists in prison across the world, the second highest number...

Univision host fired for first lady comment says White House complained

A Univision host who compared Michelle Obama to characters in the movie "Planet of the Apes" alleged Thursday that he was fired after the...

BBC faces multimillion-pound bill from Jeremy Clarkson suspension

Foreign broadcasters that have bought Top Gear are eligible for compensation, with rival channels poised to poach the embattled presenter The BBC is facing a...

The true cost of media restrictions in Somalia

The dangers and pressures journalists face in Somalia undermine coverage of not only sensitive political stories but also important humanitarian issues.  Somalia is one of...

Kenya: Court allows CA to invade Nation, Standard and RMS transmitters

The Communications Authority has obtained search-and-seize orders allowing its agents to invade analogue television transmitters' bases at Menengai hill belonging to Nation Media Group,...

Ethiopia: Intel Agency using Sophisticated surveillance tools

The journalists, who work for Ethiopian Satellite Television in Alexandria, Va., provide one of the few independent news sources to their homeland through regular...

ISIL’s social media success from core group of Twitter users, study finds

Armed group has 46,000 accounts, but suspending them may be counterproductive, Brookings report says There are at least 46,000 Twitter accounts being used to promote...

Clumsy Thief Gets Nothing but a Face Plant

This particular thief took a liking to a potted plant, but ended up with nothing but a painful-looking face plant to show for their...

Second Colombian journalist murdered in less than three weeks

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of Colombian radio journalist Edgar Quintero and calls on authorities to thoroughly investigate all motives and...

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Losing faith in own currency? 10 countries where a loaf of bread costs a...

How often does the worst happen, when the people of the nation have lost faith in the value of their currency? More often than...

Kenya: Youth join Al Shabaab out of desperation

Leaders from Northeastern have been urged to educate residents on the need to form groups to be eligible for government grants. Youth Chief Administrative Secretary...

Somalia: Resigning Minister accuses Puntland presidency of engineering corruption

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Puntland State in northwestern Somalia, Ali Abdullahi Warsame has resigned from the cabinet on Sunday, citing...