Gabon arrests soldiers behind attempted coup+++Nigeria arrests two reporters over Boko Haram coverage+++Ghana’s opposition party NDC laments high cost of election.
The brief "unauthorized takeover" of parliament has come amid tensions between President Muhammadu Buhari's ruling APC and the main opposition. The opposition labeled the incident an attempted "legislative coup."
The state of media freedom in Africa is a mixed bag of improvement in some countries and an escalation of violations in others. We take a look at some of the worst places on the continent to be a journalist.
The Committee to Protect Journalists named Cameroon journalist Ahmed Abba as one of four winners of its prestigious 2017 International Press Freedom Award. Abba is serving a 10-year sentence on terrorism charges.
With the newly approved constitution in Burundi, President Nkurunziza can rule until 2034, joining a club of dictators in Africa. It's high time that African youth stood up against tyranny, DW's Fred Muvunyi writes.
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