The #freeajstaff campaign aimed at securing the release of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt has won a Gold Award at the SABRE Awards EMEA in London.
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Al Jazeera demands release of remaining two jailed journalists. Al Jazeera has said that the campaign to free its journalists in Egypt will not end till all three have been released. Peter Greste is on his way out of the country after 400 days in detention, but Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy remain behind bars. The network says that all […]
Anas investigation leads to arrest of two government employees in Ghana. • Foreign food aid stolen and sold on black market in Ghana • Anas Aremeyaw Anas investigation leads to arrest of two nutrition officers In this week’s episode of Africa Investigates, Ghanaian undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas exposes the theft and black market sale of foreign food aid by […]
Exposing Zimbabwe’s illegal trade in life-saving AIDS drugs for recreational use. • Award-winning series Africa Investigates back on Al Jazeera • Life-saving AIDS drugs are being stolen and sold for recreational use This Wednesday, 19 November 2014, Al Jazeera’s award-winning Africa Investigates goes undercover on the streets of Harare, Zimbabwe to reveal the illegal trade in life-saving AIDS drugs and […]
Innovate Africa explores how technology is changing education. • Children learn to code building robots from scrap in Ghana • e-Learning on low-cost tablets shows results in Kenya • Solar-powered ICT hubs at South African schools The first episode of Al Jazeera’s new six-part series, Innovate Africa, visits Ghana, Kenya and South Africa to explore how technology is transforming education […]
The harsh reality of daily life in Ebola-hit Liberia. • Award-winning series Africa Investigates back on Al Jazeera •Liberia: Living With Ebola starts on Wednesday, 12 November at 22:30 GMT The second season of Al Jazeera’s award-winning Africa Investigates kicks off on Wednesday, 12 November 2014, asking whether the Liberian government is making the Ebola crisis worse. “This groundbreaking series […]
Hope for release of jailed Al Jazeera journalists as appeal date set. 1 January 2015 has been set as the date when Al Jazeera’s jailed journalists in Egypt will have the appeals against their convictions considered. The hearing will look at the process behind the original trial, a process that Al Jazeera says was flawed, and is the basis of […]
AU forces liberate Baraawe from al-Shabab Yesterday, 6 October 2014, Ugandan People’s Defence Forces Sector one commander, Brigadier General Dick Olum, kept his promise to liberate Baraawe, the last major Somali port town held by al-Shabab. This was Olum’s last offensive as sector commander, as his one-year term comes to a close. The African Union said al-Shabab was using the […]
World leaders urge Egypt to release Al Jazeera staff • US President shows support for Al Jazeera staff to be freed • Somalian President says Greste does not deserve to be in prison • Australian PM urges Egyptian leader to release jailed trio * Al Jazeera marks UNGA with viral campaign for #FreeAJstaff World leaders at the United Nations General […]
Al Jazeera searches for good governance in Africa. In part two of The Battle for Africa, Emmy-winning Sierra Leonean journalist Sorious Samura travels to Ghana and Botswana in search of that most scarce of African commodities – good governance. The first episode of the People & Power investigation explored the effects of China’s increasing influence in Africa, but Sorious says […]
Al Jazeera investigates the battle for Africa “When two elephants fight it is the grass that suffers.” African proverb The Battle For Africa, the first in a two-part People & Power investigation into the effects of China’s increasing influence in Africa, premieres on Al Jazeera on Thursday, 28 August 2014. Emmy-winning Sierra Leonean journalist Sorious Samura travels to Kenya, to […]
Al Jazeera journalists launch Egypt appeal Lawyers for the jailed Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt have filed appeals against their convictions. The weaknesses in the case have been widely protested and ridiculed, and much of the public criticism is reflected in the grounds for appeal. The case will next be heard before the Court of Cassation, which will examine the […]