Modern Ghana | We’ll make Ghana the safest place for journalists in Africa — Akufo-Addo assures
Ghanian President, Nana Akufo-Addo said that even though the country is ranked as the second safest country in Africa for journalist, he will still work hard to ensure that journalists are safe and can report freely without intimidation.
Committee to Protect Journalists | Ethiopia elections 2021: Journalist safety kit
Ethiopia will be holding their general elections on June 21 amid ongoing conflicts. Over the past year journalists have been arrested and the government have been clamping down on media that is critical of the government. The Committee to Protect Journalists has complied a safety kit list for journalists who will be covering the elections.
The Citizen | New hope for media as Tanzania government pledges changes
The Tanzanian government will be providing relief for media broadcasters and stakeholders by providing them with financial support. The government aims to address broadcasting issues and reduce charges imposed on online television owners and other service providers.
Voice of America | Somali Journalists Launch ‘Disinformation Lab’ to Combat Spread of Fake News
In order to combat the spread of fake news, disinformation and myths the Federation of Somali Journalists has launched a Disinformation Lab ahead of upcoming elections in July. The lab will provide journalists with the necessary skills and knowledge to detect fake news during polls.