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How Critical Online Journalism, Social Media Activism Became Crimes in Nigeria

On February 13, 2020, Agba Jalingo, the publisher of the...

Mauritania Passes Law on False Publication Amidst Crackdown on Online Dissent

Authorities in Mauritania have arrested a journalist, an opposition politician...

Journalist Freed after 47 Days in detention over Facebook Post

MFWA welcomes the release of Samira Sabou, the journalist and...

Benin’s Online Media Come under Repressive Regulatory Audit

In what is feared to be an exercise that would...

Journalist Ali Soumana Detained over Facebook Publication in Niger

The Police in Niamey have arrested and detained an investigative...

Journalist Detained over Facebook in Niger

The authorities in Niger have detained journalist Samira Sabou in...

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