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Africa Brief from IFEX

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The global network defending and promoting free expression.

The global network defending and promoting free expression.

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Canada

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The global network defending and promoting free expression.

Language:

English

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Episodes

IFEX Africa Brief - International Day for Universal Access to Information

9/28/2021
28 September is the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI), and this year’s theme focuses on the importance of ATI laws for building strong institutions. We invited two leading experts from the IFEX network — Gilbert Sendugwa (Africa Freedom of Information Centre) and Lamin Jahateh (Gambia Press Union) — to join us for a special edition of our Africa Brief podcast, to discuss why ATI laws, and the Right to Information more broadly, are a critical underpinning for human...

Duration:00:42:50

IFEX Africa Brief - September 2021 (Zambia Election)

9/24/2021
Check out the September 2021 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion about some of the key issues impacting Africa’s free expression landscape. In this episode, IFEX’s Regional Editor Reyhana Masters is joined by MISA Zambia Programmes Manager Jane Chirwa to discuss the recent Zambian Elections and their implications for Freedom of Expression in both Zambia and the wider region. There were some connectivity issues that affected audio quality, so we’re sharing a lightly edited...

Duration:00:21:20

IFEX Africa Brief - August 2021: Sexual Harassment, Impunity, Zambia's Election

8/20/2021
Check out the August 2021 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion between IFEX's Reyhana Masters and Nazarene Njeru about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. In this episode, recorded on Thursday 12 August, Reyhana and Nazarene discuss the deeply concerning findings of the recent Women in News report on sexual harassment in African media organisations. They also report on progress in Nigeria's fight against impunity, and discuss Zambia's...

Duration:00:15:17

IFEX Africa Brief - ESwatini Special Edition July 2021

7/23/2021
Check out our Africa Brief Special Edition covering the recent unrest in eSwatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy. IFEX's Nazarene Njeru & Reyhana Masters interview special guest Dewa Mavhinga, Southern Africa Director at Human Rights Watch, about the worrying situation in eSwatini, the background to the recent protests, and what we can expect looking forward.

Duration:00:22:15

IFEX Africa Brief - June 2021: Press Freedom, IDAHOBIT, and Nigeria's Twitter Ban

6/23/2021
Check out the June 2021 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion between IFEX's Reyhana Masters and Nazarene Njeru about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. In this episode, recorded on Thursday 10 June, Reyhana and Nazarene discuss the ongoing challenges facing journalists and media workers on the continent. They also report on some very troubling news in regards to institutionalized homophobic violence, as the continent marked the International...

Duration:00:10:20

IFEX Africa Brief - World Press Freedom Day Special Edition

5/3/2021
Check out our Africa Brief Special Edition in celebration of World Press Freedom Day 2021! 30 years after the signing of the landmark Windhoek Declaration, IFEX's Reyhana Masters & David Christopher interview special guests Tabani Moyo (MISA Zimbabwe) & Zoe Titus (Namibia Media Trust) on the past, present, and future challenges facing press freedom, and freedom of expression more broadly, in #Africa.

Duration:00:38:59

IFEX Africa Brief - April 2021: International Women's Day & press freedom in Tanzania

4/19/2021
Check out the April 2021 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. In this episode, recorded on Wednesday 14 April, we discuss how International Women's Day was marked across the continent. We also take a look at the prospects for press freedom, and freedom of expression more broadly, in Tanzania under new president Samia Suluhu Hassan.

Duration:00:10:22

IFEX Africa Brief - March 2021: LGBTQI+ rights, Tigray, and artistic expression

3/11/2021
Check out the March 2021 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. In this episode, recorded on Wednesday 10 March, we discuss the state of LGBTQI+ rights in the region, as Angola decriminalizes homosexual relations. We also highlight deeply concerning reports from Ethiopia's Tigray region, and touch on how African artists and creators are gaining global...

Duration:00:11:06

IFEX Africa Brief - February 2021: A new platform for the Protection of Journalists

2/18/2021
Check out the February 2021 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. In this episode, recorded on Thursday 11 February, we discuss the worrying state of Safety of Journalists in Africa, following news of the murder of Ethiopian journalist Dawit Kebede Araya. We also spotlight the launch of a new Platform for the Protection of Journalism, and touch base on other...

Duration:00:10:57

IFEX Africa Brief - January 2021: Uganda's election clampdown

1/28/2021
Check out the January 2021 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. In this episode, recorded on Wednesday 20 January, we take a detailed look at the worrying situation for freedom of expression in Uganda, in the run-up to and during the recent presidential election, including perspectives from IFEX members across the region.

Duration:00:12:27

Africa Brief, December 2020: Press freedom under fire, Uganda's election, and more...

12/17/2020
Check out the December 2020 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. We recorded this episode on Monday 14 December, and discussed the growing threats to press freedom across the continent, Uganda's upcoming election, and the honouring of African creators & media stalwarts.

Duration:00:12:00

IFEX Africa Brief - November 2020

11/16/2020
Check out the November 2020 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. We recorded this episode on Wednesday 11 November.

Duration:00:11:39

IFEX Africa Brief - October 2020

10/16/2020
Check out the October 2020 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. We recorded this episode on Friday 9 October.

Duration:00:12:33

IFEX Africa Brief - September 2020

9/22/2020
Check out the September 2020 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. We recorded this episode on Monday 14 September.

Duration:00:09:43

IFEX Africa Brief - August 2020

8/25/2020
Check out the August 2020 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. We recorded this episode on Monday 17 August.

Duration:00:15:48

IFEX Africa Brief - July 2020

7/17/2020
Check out the July 2020 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. We recorded this episode on Monday 13 July.

Duration:00:11:35

IFEX Africa Brief - June 2020

6/19/2020
Check out the June 2020 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. We recorded this episode on Monday 15 June.

Duration:00:10:12

IFEX Africa Brief - May 2020

5/14/2020
Check out the May 2020 episode of Africa Brief, our monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. We recorded this episode on Friday 8 May.

Duration:00:10:27

IFEX Africa Brief - April 2020

4/29/2020
Check out the first episode of Africa Brief, our new monthly audio discussion with IFEX Regional Editor Reyhana Masters about some of the key issues impacting Africa's free expression landscape. We recorded this episode on Friday 24 April.

Duration:00:09:00