Mugabe is gone but Zimbabwe press is still not safe, diverse nor secure

Media experts in Zimbabwe have decried the limited pluralism and diversity in the country’s media sector.

Methu Moyo, a former station manager of the state-owned broadcast media, and a lecturer of journalism at National University of Science and Technology in Bulawayo, said in an interview that even after the departure of President Robert Mugabe, everything about press freedom has remained the same in Zimbabwe. He said that journalists continue to get arrested, tortured and harassed despite the reforms that have been called for to help in protesting abuse of journalists.


Like it is always said that a leader is meant to serve than to be served, the 5th elected president of Tanzania Magufuli has reflected this analogy through involving himself in doing things beyond his jurisdiction

President Magufuli who was inaugurated as the president of Tanzania on 5th November 2015 made a record in Tanzania when he publically joined his people on Independence Day in 2015 to clean the community.


Journalists and editors in Tanzania have singled out advertisers as one of the key forces that stifle press freedom in the country.

The journalists and editors said that advertisers use their financial muscle to demand for only positive press coverage of their activities.

The scourge of the brown envelope in Kenya; a catastrophic situation for journalists

Lydia Gachungi,  the Regional Expert for Safety of Journalists and Media Development, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa

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Sources buy off journalists with money in brown envelopes

Brown envelopes may kill or promotes stories. This situation has badly affected reporting and the independence of the media, Doreen Joy Biira states.

Police, Army, a Major Threat to Media Freedom in Kenya during Elections

Kenyan police officer stopping journalists from covering election violence after announcing Uhuru Kenyatta as the president.

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Kenyan police and the army have been a beleaguered threat to Journalists when reporting on pre and post-election demurrals and following house-to-house raids conducted by the Kenyan police.