Posted in Breaking News

Somali authorities detain radio journalist

 Intelligence personnel in Somalia have reportedly detained  a radio journalist, Mohamed Abdiwali Tohow without charge on allegations of spreading “false news.” Tohow was arrested Wednesday September…

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Posted in Breaking News Media Freedom

Unknown Attackers kill Puntland Journalist

Police in Puntland, a semi-autonomous region in Somalia, have been instructed to investigate the killing of Abdirisak Said Osman, a reporter and photographer with the…

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Posted in Breaking News

Uganda: Eight journalists arrested for covering Bobi Wine’s return

Police in Uganda have reportedly detained at least eight journalists covering the return of opposition member of parliament,  Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine,…

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Posted in Breaking News Media Freedom West Africa

Court sets jailed Nigerian journalist free

  By Muhammad Bah An Abuja magistrate’s court today struck out a case against Jones Abiri, publisher and editor-in-chief of the newspaper, Weekly Source, saying the court does…

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Posted in Theory and Praxis

Remembering the 1912 Lawrence Textile Strike

By Andy Piascik One hundred years ago, in the dead of a Massachusetts winter, the great 1912 Lawrence Textile Strike—commonly referred to as the “Bread…

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Posted in Theory and Praxis

Rev. Dennis Dillon’s Ministry of Global African Economic Empowerment

By Ora Burke Black economic empowerment in the tradition of Marcus Garvey is a concept many in our global African communities talk about — but…

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Posted in Breaking News West Africa

New Lands Minister on the Rampage in Sierra Leone

By Theophilus Sahr Gbenda Sierra Leone’s new Minister of Lands, Dr. Dennis Sandy  is on the rampage in Sierra Leone as he reclaims, what he…

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Posted in Media Freedom

Opposition politicians kidnap, beat Ghanaian journalist

Members of an opposition political party in Ghana have been accused of kidnapping and beating Jerry Azanduna, a journalist working for the Ghana News Agency…

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