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Episode #17: Africa Press Freedoms on Decline – A Focus on Ghana

According to the ⁠RSF 2023 Free Press Index⁠, journalism overall has become more difficult in Africa and the situation...

Silencing the Watchdog: Press Freedom in Ghana on the Decline

Press freedom is a cornerstone of any democratic society. It is crucial in ensuring that citizens are informed about...

Ink-Slinging Avengers: Ode to Journalists

By Daniel Ominde Ink-slinging avengers, with pens in hand They roam the land, to report on what’s grand They’re...

Episode #12: Framing Democracy – How the media is covering Nigeria poll

The media plays a pivotal role in preserving and protecting democracy. As Nigerians go to the poll to elect...

Announcement: We are now on your favorite Podcasts Platforms

Happy New Year! When we set up Africa Blogging in 2015, we wanted to be a platform that catalyzes...

KAS convenes 2022 #AfricaBlogging conference in Côte d’Ivoire

By KAS Media Africa The 2022 #AfricaBlogging conference, attended by 15 participants, was held in Grand-Bassam, a history-rich coastal...

The President’s ‘Kindness’ and Press Freedoms in Tanzania

Tanzanians are “very kind people.” That is the praise bestowed on us by President Samia Suluhu Hassan. She made...

Pens of Pain: Reflections of African journalists living in exile

When the phrase “journalists in exile” is mentioned, many tend to think that it’s a thing of the past....

Magufuli

Tribute: What did Magufuli do?

Tanzania’s former President John Pombe Magufuli last week became the first leader of the East African country to die...

Media integrity in covering South Africa’s lockdown protests

Nobody will be surprised to read that journalism leans toward sensationalism in terms of topics chosen for coverage, how...

How “fake news” is slowing the fight against Covid-19

The deadly and hidden spread of Covid-19 misinformation on social media has hampered governments’ response to the pandemic across...

Democracy in Africa: a reflection on Uganda’s electoral process

By Joan Atuhaire On 14th January 2021, Ugandans will go to the polls to elect a president to lead...

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