R2K has issued a statement reflecting on happenings over the past year (and current ones) affecting the media in South Africa and Africa as a whole, on World Press Freedom Day...
3 May 2018
Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned with developments in the trial against Angolan journalists...
19 Apr 2018
The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) and the Nelson Mandela Foundation recently brought the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) to Johannesburg, South Africa to mark the 100th anniversary of the former president's birth.
29 Mar 2018
The Human Rights Foundation (HRF), in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will be hosting the first-ever Oslo Freedom Forum in Johannesburg (OFFinJoburg)...
1 Mar 2018
Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...
25 May 2016
The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the suspended six-month prison sentence given to Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais over his book outlining human rights abuses connected with the country's diamond mining industry...
Elena Pramesberger 1 Jun 2015
Reporters Without Borders has joined nine other NGOs in demanding the withdrawal of criminal defamation charges against Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who went on trial on 24 March...
30 Mar 2015
At 'Power Reporting', African journalists can develop their skills from the expert knowledge of 40 speakers, across 60 sessions, be it on tracing money, mapping or data visualisation, telling better stories or learning more about media law...
15 Oct 2014
NEWSWATCH: There's good and bad news out of Angola: Mail & Guardian reports that an Angolan journalist has won a top award recognising his fight against graft and human rights abuses, and speaking of the latter... a 17-year-old has been imprisoned for allegedly insulting the country's president.
Rod Baker 8 Nov 2013
Angola's attorney-general should immediately drop all criminal defamation charges against an investigative journalist, Rafael Marques de Morais, because they undermine free expression rights, Human Rights Watch said on 12 August 2013. The Angolan government should repeal the country's criminal defamation laws - the basis for the charges.
15 Aug 2013
African and international press freedom groups, civil society organisation and concerned journalists have signed a letter addressed to the UNESCO Executive Board calling for abolishment of the UNESCO Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.
5 Mar 2012
The CNN Press Office (London) has answered the concerns raised by Maka Angola on the agreements between the international news network and the Angolan regime, regarding a media campaign to promote a better image of the latter, due to grave concerns of nepotism and corruption.
Rafael Marques De Morais 14 Feb 2012