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Togo UPDATE: Togolese President withdraws defamation charges against three newspapers

President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé of Togo withdrew five legal suits...

Togo ALERT: President files more defamation suits against two newspapers

Togo’s President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé filed three more defamation suits...

Cote d’Ivoire ALERT: Newspaper fined for publication

On April 2, 2010, the  Conseil Nationale de la Press...

Ghana ALERT: Newspaper wins a seven-year old defamation case, editor fined for contempt

Ghana’s Supreme Court awarded 2,000 GH Cedis (about US$1400) in...

Liberia ALERT: Police flog information officer

A group of police officers, acting on the orders of...

Nigeria ALERT: Broadcast station to pay $472,440 in damages

A High Court in Owerri, southeast Nigeria, on October 8,...

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