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The East African Court of Justice on Thursday said Tanzania must annul the publication ban placed on a local weekly newspaper two years ago.
Presidency has dispelled insinuations that the arrest and continuing detention of Mr. Jones Abiri, who claimed to be a journalist, trampled on freedom of the press.
The European Union urged Mali's government Monday to respect "freedom of expression" and "show restraint" after dozens of people were hurt in banned opposition protests two months ahead of presidential elections.
With nearly three million YouTube views in less than a week and an avalanche of reactions on social media, rapper Falz’s This is Nigeria has touched a nerve about the nation’s problems.
Uganda's parliament has passed a controversial tax on people using social media platforms.
Niger State government has denied stopping members of the Kingsley Moghalu Support Organisation (KMSO) from making use of the state government-owned Abdulsalami Abubarkar Youth Centre, Minna, after booking the facility for use last Saturday to promote their candidate ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has slammed French President Emmanuel Macron over his support for a French magazine's cover calling President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a "dictator".
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithful across Edo South Senatorial district, on Monday, protested the assault on Senator Matthew Urhoghide at the Benin Airport by suspected All Progressives Congress (APC) thugs.
The Senate Committee Chairman on Public Affairs, Sen. Abdullahi Sabi, has called for the enactment of a law to deal with the issue of hate speech and press freedom in the country.
Tanzanian High Court on Friday restrained the government from starting to regulate online content, which was to begin on Saturday.
The intimidation and harassment of journalists and bloggers, as well as violent crackdowns on peaceful protests, show the determination of the authorities to suppress the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in Nigeria, said Amnesty International Nigeria on Thursday, World Press Freedom Day.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised Israel's security forces after the killings of 17 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, just as condemnation over the Israeli army's use of live ammunition against protesters grows.
Tanzanian police said on Wednesday they had arrested a driver and a farmer accused of urging fellow citizens to protest against the increasing authoritarianism of President John Magufuli on social media.
The UN’s rapporteur on freedom of expression on Friday called Liberia and its newly-elected president George Weah to build on the country’s gains in press freedom and transparency.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday fixed April 23 to hear a suit seeking to stop the Federal Government from deploying the military on place of the police to maintain law and order in the 34 states of the federation.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday urged all the countries to avoid dividing terrorists into the “bad” and “good”.
The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it killed 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez is out of his country’s World Cup game against hosts Russia, which will determine who will top Group A, because of a thigh injury, officials said Saturday.
There are insinuations that an Argentina fan, Dinu Alex, committed suicide after the humiliation of his country’s national team by Croatia at the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
The deputy commissioner of police in charge of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city, has been arrested following Saturday’s grenade attack on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at a rally, state media reports.
Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic are the best central midfield pairing at the 2018 World Cup according to experienced Croatia defender Vedran Corluka.
The police in Lagos have arrested a man, Dominic Nege, for allegedly diverting 143 crates of Trophy beer worth over N10 million.
The Nigeria Intervention Movement, NIM, led by Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, has said it will determine the winner of the July 14 gubernatorial election in Ekiti state by engaging candidates and throwing its support behind a preferred candidate.
The United States has filed charges against a software engineer who allegedly leaked a trove of classified documents pertaining to the CIA’s hacking programme to whistleblower outfit WikiLeaks.
Angry Nigerians in Russia have descended very hard on the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr and his captain, John Obi Mikel over the loss to their Croatia counterpart in the opening encounter of the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
Protesters have gathered at the national office of the All Progressives Congress demanding the removal of the John Odigie-Oyegun-led national working committee of the ruing party.