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Clandestine journalists in Western Sahara, 40 years after the Morocco annexation

By Laura Angela Bagnetto

In this week's African Media, we speak to a journalist in the Western Sahara who must practice his craft undercover in order to get the news out. We also hear from an analyst on Tanzania's use of social media during the recent elections, unprofessional journalistic conduct in Somaliland, and an update on the detention of Ahmed Abba, RFI Hausa service correspondent being held in Cameroon.


The Marriott Cell: How I got through my deepest, darkest moments in Egypt's notorious Scorpion prison

Egypt’s media crackdown: targeting of journalists union and continued detention of reporters

Radio silence in Kinshasa as RFI cut drags on; How “Somali Faces” shares stories to counter negative perceptions of Somalis

Ethiopia is fighting the people, not a rebel group: Berhanu Nega on State of Emergency

Exploring Kampala's "Little Mogadishu" through photography; revisiting RFI Hausa correspondent court case

Refugee Radio, by and for refugees; Zambia Post newspaper seized by government

RFI Ghana correspondent wins US fellowship for data journalism project

Rights group asks Ugandan President Musevini to safeguard freedom of expression

South African translation app aims to bring communities together

In South Africa, Civics Academy talks to young people about democracy

Freelance Gaborone journalist recounts his time in prison; African journalists and Panama Papers

Girls' empowerment in Sierra Leone; media news from Congo and Uganda