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#CatalystAfrica: Simon Dingle debunks fintech and cyptocurrency myths

Simon Dingle started his Catalyst Africa presentation by confirming that when he's not making apps or writing books, he loves thinking out loud in public about a variety of divergent topics...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Media: How to protect your phone from spyware

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Safety Advisory: Journalists have become targets of Pegasus spyware...

2 days ago

Three journalists beaten by Sierra Leone presidential bodyguards

Bodyguards of Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio attacked three journalists who were covering a football match in Freetown...

8 Nov 2019

Journalists at risk ahead of unity government in Sudan

South Sudanese authorities confiscated the accreditation and work permit of Associated Press' correspondent, Sam Mednick, last week.

5 Nov 2019

Unlocking the web's untold censorship stories

A program run by the Seattle-headquartered Tor Project, OONI created OONI Probe, software that anyone can use to investigate their own network for signs of censorship...

By Madeline Earp 31 Oct 2019

Nigerian military targeted journalists' phones, computers with "forensic search" for sources

There is a global trend of law enforcement seizing journalists' mobile phones and computers-some of their most important tools. CPJ has documented device seizures around the world, from the United States to Slovakia to Iraq...

By Jonathan Rozen 30 Oct 2019

Burundi police arrest Iwacu journalists covering unrest

Authorities in Burundi should immediately release four journalists and a media worker from the privately-owned news outlet Iwacu, whom police detained last week, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

28 Oct 2019

CPJ announces 2019 International Press Freedom Awards

The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Brazil, India, Nicaragua, and Tanzania with the 2019 International Press Freedom Awards...

23 Oct 2019

#BlackWednesday: Sanef chair Mahlatse Mahlase calls on journos to continue to fight for media freedom

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) hosted a gala dinner on Friday, 18 October in honour of those who fought for the freedom of the press, and those who continue to do so...

21 Oct 2019

Algeria detains three journalists who covered protests

Journalists who covered recent protests, as well as alleged corruption in Algeria have been detained ahead of elections...

18 Oct 2019

Egyptian journalist Esraa Abdel Fattah arrested on false news charges

Egyptian authorities must immediately release imprisoned journalist Esraa Abdel Fattah, drop all charges against her, and investigate allegations that she was tortured...

16 Oct 2019

Nigerian police beat two Inspiration FM journalists at protest

The two journalists said they were attacked after covering a protest in the Mbierebe Obio community of Akwa-Ibom State, that was demanding justice for a youth allegedly killed by police...

11 Oct 2019

Egypt arrests 3 more journalists amid crackdown

Egyptian authorities should immediately release journalists Alaa Abdelfattah, Nasser Abdelhafez, Engi Abdel Wahab, and all others who have been imprisoned for their reporting, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

2 Oct 2019

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