S SUDAN: UN Condemns Violation of Media Freedom

JUBA SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 (CISA) – The UN Commission on Human Rights has expressed concern over the harassment of journalists, intimidation of civil society activists, sexual violence and other rights abuses in the country. “The continued intimidation and harassment of journalists,” alongside concerns about restrictions on the UN mission UNMISS and aid organizations that prevent […]

KENYA: New Radio Stations for Maralal and Mombasa Diocese

MARALAL SEPTEMBER 16, 2016(CISA) – The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops has established two more Catholic Radio stations: Radio Mchungaji for Maralal, Radio Tumaini for Mombasa diocese. These Catholic Community Radio Stations are envisioned in the 2016-2020 KCCB’S strategic plans, which is to foresee Kenya having 20 Catholic radio stations across the country. Radio Mchungaji, […]

ZIMBABWE: Activists challenge New Protest Ban

HARARE SEPTEMBER 16, 2016(CISA)-Zimbabwe anti-government activists have vowed to challenge a new police order barring protests in Harare. This comes on the eve of mass demonstrations planned across the country against President Robert Mugabe. The month-long protest ban imposed on Friday, over a week after an earlier order was overruled by the courts. A coalition […]