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Tanzania: Two Freed Journalists Have Safely Left Tanzania - CPJ

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has released a statement saying that two of its staff; Angela Quintal, Africa program coordinator, and Muthoki Mumo, Sub-Saharan Africa representative, "have safely left Tanzania." (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Tanzania Under Fire Over Detention of Committee to Protect Journalists Staff

[Deutsche Welle] Two CPJ representatives were in Tanzania to probe the case of a missing investigative journalist when they were detained, stripped of their passports and phones, and interrogated by government agents. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: SABC Employees Stage Pickets, Want New Funding Model to Save Jobs

[News24Wire] In an attempt to save their jobs, SABC employees are expected to wear black and hold a lunch-hour picket on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Seychelles: Seychelles News Agency to Become Independent Entity Next Year, Following Cabinet Vote

[Seychelles News Agency] The Cabinet of Ministers approved a policy proposal on Wednesday to turn the Seychelles News Agency (SNA) into an independent entity. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon: Journalist Jailed in Anglophone Unrest

[VOA] A popular journalist from Cameroon's restive Anglophone region remains in jail after she was arrested and charged with propagating false information and terrorism. Media rights groups say the arrest of Equinoxe broadcast journalist Mimi Mefo is an attempt to silence outlets that report on the crisis in that region. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Kekana Notes Inquiry's Recommendations On Sexual Harassment At SABC

[] Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana has noted with concern the findings and recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry on sexual harassment allegations at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Typocrafters Commissions U.S.$1 Million Plant

[The Herald] The country's leading integrated media group, Zimpapers, yesterday re-opened Typocrafters and commissioned a $1 million exercise book making machine as part of efforts to contribute to the revival of industries and create employment. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda: Media Awards - TNT's Donah Mbabazi Crowned Journalist of the Year

[New Times] The New Times reporter Donah Mbabazi was Wednesday night crowned Journalist of the Year during the 6th edition of the Development Journalism Awards 2018. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon: Journalist Moved to 'Dread' New Bell Prison

[East African] Cameroonian authorities have moved Ms Mimi Mefo, the journalist at privately-owned Equinoxe television and radio, to the dread New Bell prison in the commercial capital Douala, her employer confirmed. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: South African Journalist Angela Quintal, Colleague Back in Their Hotel

[News24Wire] Former Mail & Guardian editor Angela Quintal is safe and is back at her hotel after being detained by Tanzanian authorities on Wednesday night, the Department of International Relations has confirmed. (AllAfrica)

East Africa: South African Journalist Angela Quintal Issues SOS From Tanzania

[News24Wire] Well-known South African journalist Angela Quintal appealed for help on Facebook on Wednesday, saying she was being taken for interrogation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. (AllAfrica)

Africa: A Woman Online, in Tanzania

[African Arguments] Tanzanian twitter has lost its chill. It's become a scary place for women and dissenters. But we're not yet ready to give it up. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: SA Journalist and Media Activist Angela Quintal Interrogated in Tanzania

[Daily Maverick] South African former editor, Angela Quintal, current Africa Programme Co-ordinator for the Committee to Protect Journalists, was taken by unknown people from her hotel in Dar Es Salam, Tanzania, on Wednesday night to be interrogated. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Immigration Authorities Speak out on 'Arrested' CPJ Journalists

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania's Immigration Services Department said on Thursday November 8 that it was yet to receive information about two staffers of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Angela Quintal and Muthoki Mumo who are reportedly being held in the country. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: SA Journalist, Colleague's Passports Returned After Detention in Tanzania

[News24Wire] The travel documents of former Mail & Guardian editor Angela Quintal and a Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo have been returned by the Tanzanian government, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has confirmed. (AllAfrica)

Uganda: Twelve Uganda Journalists On a Hit List

[IFEX] Human Rights Network for Journalists - Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) (AllAfrica)

Swaziland: Former Newspaper Editor Questioned By Swaziland Police for Talking to Banned Political Parties

[Swazi Media] Musa Ndlangamandla, a former editor-in-chief of the Swazi Observer and a writer for South Africa's Mail & Guardian newspaper, has been questioned by police in Swaziland/Eswatini over articles he wrote in 2011. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Cosatu Gauteng Calls On All Its Members to Support the Workers Picket Against SABC Retrenchments Tomorrow

[COSATU] COSATU Gauteng supports the picket against retrenchments by Communication Workers Union and other unions at SABC. The federation calls on the board and management to heed the call by the Minister of Communication not to retrench workers. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Minister Mutsvangwa Tours Montrose Studios

[The Herald] Government is committed to the decentralisation of services and functions in line with its policy on devolution meant to improve efficiency and bring development to every part of the country, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said yesterday. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: SA Journalist Released By Tanzania Authorities

[] South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo, who were detained by law enforcement in Tanzania last night, have been released. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Lotus FM Indicative of a 'Prevalent' Culture of Sexual Harassment At the SABC - Former Employee

[News24Wire] A "culture" of sexual harassment, where men could "prey" on female staff members has always been prevalent at Lotus FM, a former staff member says. (AllAfrica)

Ghana: G/Times News Editor Urges Students to Be Studious

[Ghanaian Times] The News Editor of the Ghanaian Times, the flagship of the New Times Corporation (NTC), Mr. Mathew Ayoo has advised students to take their studies serious in order to become citizens of change in their various communities. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon: Authorities summon journalist Mimi Mefo

[CPJ] Authorities in Cameroon should halt their intimidation of journalist Mimi Mefo and ensure that she can work safely without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: SA Journalist and Kenyan Colleague Released By Tanzanian Authorities, Without Their Passports

[Daily Maverick] South African journalist and media advocate Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo are now under the protection of the South African High Commission in Dar es Salaam after being released from five hours of detention overnight by Tanzanian immigration authorities. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda: Media Stakeholders Reflect on Challenges as Rwanda Marks Africa Information Day

[New Times] While much is expected from the mainstream media, little has been invested in the same space that is expected to educate and inform masses, let alone build a strong sector that would help shape the future of the country, media practitioners say. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda: Media Watchdog Handled Over 300 Cases in Five Years

[New Times] Over the last five years Rwanda Media Commission (RMC) resolved 301 complaints against journalists. (AllAfrica)

Uganda: Police Launch Investigations Into Journalists' Death Threats

[Monitor] Police have sealed off offices of journalists in Masaka Town in central Uganda to conduct investigations into reports that some of the reporters are being targeted by hit men. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: TSN, Judiciary to Forge Close Working Relations

[Daily News] TANZANIA Standard Newspapers (TSN) Limited and the Judiciary of Tanzania have expressed their commitment to cementing further cooperation on various areas, including publishing of educative articles regarding projects and activities being done by the court. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: It's Not Always What It Seems - False Flags, Parody Accounts and Social Media

[News24Wire] On Tuesday the popular Twitter account @advbarryroux tweeted what at first glance appears to be a racist Facebook post made by a DA member. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Judge's Absence Stalls Trial of Premium Times' Journalist

[Premium Times] A Kubwa Chief Magistrate's Court in Abuja on Wednesday adjourned the trial of PREMIUM TIMES journalist, Samuel Ogundipe. (AllAfrica)

Mozambique:Misa Calls for Legal Action Against Moatize Mayor

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa) has urged the Tete provincial attorney's office to prosecute the mayor of the mining town of Moatize, Carlos Portimao, for threatening to assault a journalist. (AllAfrica)

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