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Zimbabwe:Increase in Journalists Assaulted During Harare Riots

[] MISA Zimbabwe has received two more reports of journalists injured while covering events that took place in Harare on Wednesday afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Africa:How Peace Journalism Can Help the Media Cover Elections in Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Several countries in Africa, including Zimbabwe, Mali, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon, hold crucial elections this year. Some of the polls are likely to be marked by protests as well as clampdowns on dissenting voices as well as the news media and internet access. All this amid the spread of fake news. (AllAfrica)

Sudan:Sudan - Journalist Held for Criticising Kassala State Govt.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira / Kassala -Journalist Mohamed Osman Babikir has been detained on charges by eastern Sudan's Kassala state authorities. (AllAfrica)

Gambia:Is the Honey Moon Between Barrow and the Media Over?

[Foroyaa] The media houses and media practitioners are making public declaration on comments made by President Barrow touching on issues of professional impropriety by an undisclosed journalist. (AllAfrica)

Sudan:Parliament Snubs Press Corps, Newspapers Sized

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman / Khartoum -The Speaker of the Sudanese Parliament in Omdurman has snubbed a delegation from the Sudanese Journalists Union and the print runs of two newspapers were seized from the presses yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Liberia:President's Legal Advisor Reacts to 'Gurley Out' Story

[NEWS] The Legal Advisor to President George M. Weah says he is stunned and befuddled by a front page story carried in the Wednesday, August 01, 2018 Edition of the Hot Pepper Newspaper under the caption "U.S. Government's Final Rejection: Gurley Out, Archie In." (AllAfrica)

Gambia:Gambia Gets Two New TV Broadcasters - QTV and Paradise TV With Its Newly Liberalized Airwaves and More On the Way

[Balancing Act] London -With the exit of President Yahya Jammeh, Gambia's new Government has sought to open the TV airwaves to new private TV entrants. Russell Southwood spoke to Harona Drammeh, CEO of the soon to be launched Paradise TV. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Editors' Guild Condemns Summoning of Reporters By MPs

[Nation] The Kenya Editors' Guild has criticised the National Assembly for summoning two People Daily reporters over a corruption story. (AllAfrica)

Somalia:Cop Shoot Somali Photographer Dead

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -AT least 26 journalists have been murdered over the last decade in the crisis-prone Somalia. The latest victim of the deadly crackdown against media in the East African country is Abdirizak Kasim Iman, a videographer for a private television station. (AllAfrica)

Somalia:Mogadishu Mayor Launches Dalsan TV, Lauds Somalia Media Freedom

[Dalsan Radio] Mayor of Mogadishu, who is also Governor of Banadir Region, honorable Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) has, while attending a launch ceremony for Dalsan TV, commended Somali Business Community for investing hugely in the city. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:FG Using NBC to Muzzle us, Daar Communications Alleges

[This Day] Abuja -Daar Communications Plc has flayed the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for allegedly becoming a tool used by the federal government to muzzle the communications company from performing its constitutionally guaranteed freedom of expression. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Ciru Muruiki Quits K24 Less Than a Year After Joining the TV Station

[Nairobi News] TV host Ciru Muruiki has left K24 after hosting the TV station's Alfajiri show for just eight months. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Presidency Urges Due Process in Press Council Amendment Bill

[Guardian] Abuja -The Presidency yesterday urged groups and individuals who have reservations for the proposed Press Council Amendment Bill to follow due process rather than criticise government through the media. (AllAfrica)

Ghana:Dogboe Interacts With Times MD,Editor ... Leaves Monday for Maiden Defence

[Ghanaian Times] Ms Annan exchanges pleasantries with Paul Dogboe. Looking on are Mr. Agbenu (second right) and Isaac Dogboe Photo Seth Osabukle (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Thisday Policy Dialogue Initiates Disbursement of Healthcare Fund

[This Day] Hope brightens for the health sector as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo tells participants at the third THISDAY Healthcare Policy Dialogue that disbursement of the Basic Healthcare Provisions Fund will commence in August. Martins Ifijeh reports (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:EU Observers Red Flag Zim Vote - Cite Misuse of State Resources, Media Bias

[New Zimbabwe] The European Union (EU) observer mission has said "a truly level playing field was not achieved" in Zimbabwe's just-ended election as the country awaits the results of the presidential vote. (AllAfrica)

Sudan:Newspaper's Distribution Delayed By NISS for a Week

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The security apparatus has blocked Sudan's El Jareeda newspaper from reaching the distribution outlets in Khartoum and the states for one week. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania:Mourners to Pay Last Respects to Sagati in Dar City Tomorrow

[Daily News] Journalists and Dar es Salaam residents are tomorrow afternoon expected to pay their last respects to former Tanzania Standard Newspapers Limited (TSN) journalist Shadrack Sagati, who died in a road accident on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Central African Republic:Russian Journalists Killed at Roadblock

[Deutsche Welle] Three reporters who were investigating a Russian private security firm's activities in CAR, one of the poorest and most unstable countries in the world, were killed at a roadblock. (AllAfrica)

Somalia:Journalist Shot Dead at Police Checkpoint

[CPJ] Nairobi -Authorities in Somalia should rigorously investigate the killing of Abdirizak Kasim Iman, a cameraperson for the privately owned SBS TV, who was shot dead in Mogadishu on the afternoon of July 26, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda:CNBC's George Ndirangu Moves to BBC

[New Times] CNBC Africa has lost one of its top presenters and producers to BBC Africa. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:Activist to Create Defamation Fund After Being Awarded R3 Million in ANC 'War Room' Case

[News24Wire] Entrepreneur and activist Shaka Sisulu is planning to set up a "defamation fund" after being awarded R3m in a defamation case against Sihle Bolani and her communications company. (AllAfrica)

South Africa:CSA Pay Tribute to Michael Doman

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) has heard with shock and sadness of the sudden passing of Michael Doman at the age of 57 on Sunday night after a brief illness. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Why Media Must Not Compromise Ethics in Political Advertorials

[Guardian] As Nigeria approaches its 20th year of uninterrupted democratic governance, which would also see a new political dispensation come to light, it is important to examine the key sector and regulatory bodies that help in shaping democracy. (AllAfrica)

Kenya:Jalang'o Speaks Out on Jeff Koinange's 'Stupid' Slur

[Nairobi News] Comedian and radio show host Felix Odiwour, popularly known as Jalang'o has finally broken his silence following claims that he left Hot 96 station after a derogatory comment made against him by his co-host Jeff Koinange. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe:ZEC Warns Journalists Not to Do Interviews Outside Polling Stations

[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) was Monday called to issue a warning to journalists found conducting interviews of persons entering or leaving polling stations. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:NBC Fines Daar Communications Over Broadcast Infringement

[This Day] The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has imposed a fine of N500,000 on the Daar Communications Group. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:No to Press Council Bill

[Daily Trust] Once again, freedom of the press in Nigeria is under threat through the proposed Nigerian Press Council Act, 2018. A public hearing on the bill which has already passed second reading at the Senate, was held by the Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation last Monday (AllAfrica)

Burundi:Missing Burundi Journalist Might Have Been Killed

[CAJ News] Bujumbura -UNCERTAINTY surrounds the fate of a Burundian journalist who disappeared more than two years ago. (AllAfrica)

Uganda:Whereabouts of Abducted Journalist Unknown

[Monitor] Kampala -The whereabouts of Stanley Ndawula, the chief executive officer and editorial director of the online publication, Investigator, remained unknown by last evening, more than 60 hours after armed men reportedly abducted him. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria:Beware of Fake News, Information Minister Mohammed Tells Diasporans

[Vanguard] The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians in the diaspora not to believe everything they read on (AllAfrica)

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