Press freedom is more than just a concept; it is one essential component of democracy and development; socio-economic development could be achieved rapidly in a situation where freedom of the […]
Deadline: 05/09/2012 The political, social and economic environment in East Africa presents specific challenges for investigative journalists.
One of RFI’s Swahili service’s correspondents in Burundi, Hassan Ruvakuki, has been jailed for life, along with 13 other defendants, after being found guilty of “terrorist acts” because he interviewed […]
By Evelyn Groenink – “Normal” media don’t do investigative journalism anymore. That is why we need non-profit institutions, specially geared and equipped to investigate public interest issues. They will fill […]
FAIR Board member Fatuma Noor (The Star, Kenya) has been awarded the top prize at this year’s CNN Multichoice African Journalist 2011 Awards Ceremony. Noor won for her investigative three-part […]