AMDF Congratulates Gloria Kasang Bulus over Climate Reality’s Green Ring Award

By Sekyen Dadik   Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) Congratulates Gloria Kasang Bulus, the Executive Director, Bridge that Gap Initiative, over the prestigious Climate Reality’s Green Ring Award by Nobel Laureate and former US Vice President, Al Gore.   AMDF is happy to celebrate with Gloria, with whom we have partnered to promote climate issues…

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AMDF Congratulates Oladeinde For His Selection Into Climate Reporting Fellowship

By Hannatu Musa Mato Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) congratulates Oladeinde Olawoyin, for his selection, alongside 11 others from African countries, to participate in the Climate Tracker’s Investigative Journalism Fellowship. Three others are Nigerian journalists including two reporters of International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), Niyi Oyedeji and Amos Abba, as well as a former…

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AMDF Condemns Arrest of Investigative Journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono

Zimbabwean authorities should drop incitement charges against investigative journalist Hopewell Chin’ono. Reports say Chin’ono was arrested on Monday 20th July by police officers ahead of anti government protests planned for the end of this month. “The journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono, has a huge following on Twitter, where he regularly posts about alleged government corruption. He has…

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AMDF Condemns Attacks on Journalists and Media Houses in Mali

Kaduna, Nigeria (16th July, 2020) – Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) condemns strongly the attack on journalists and media houses by demonstrators and law enforcement officers last weekend in Mali. AMDF received a report that both sides attacked journalists and destroyed working tools, including vehicles, belonging to journalists and media houses. We call on Malian…

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AMDF Congratulates Dapo Olorunyomi on His Int’l Press Freedom Award

Africa Media Development Foundation congratulates Dapo Olorunyomi, the CEO, and publisher of Premium Times on his international press freedom award by international press freedom watchdog, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Olorunyomi is the only African among the four courageous journalists the CPJ will honour with the 2020 International Press Freedom Awards. The other three are…

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AMDF Condemns Suspension of Kwanza Online TV (Tanzania)

The Content Committee of the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) should review and lift the suspension on Kawanza Online TV. Local reports say on July 2, the contents committee of the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority, a department within the country’s broadcast regulator, sent a letter to Kwanza Online TV, an independent local broadcaster, requesting its…

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