Jailed lawyer Thulani Maseko feels the wrath of the system he slammed, but remains undeterred.
Readers are divided about President Zuma and have their say about patriotism and Nkandla.
South African media houses will go to court to prevent any future attempts to unlawfully block communication signals during parliamentary sessions.
The Ethiopian government’s systematic repression of independent media has created a bleak landscape for free expression ahead of their May elections.
In an open letter to Iqbal Survé, DA leader Helen Zille questions Independent Newspapers' credibility and integrity.
The mountain kingdom needs a robust, confident media to cover events without fear or favour - but this is unlikely in this polarised society.
President Xi Jinping has overseen a sweeping tightening of controls as part of a broader campaign against anyone seen challenging the ruling party.
Zimbabwe’s Con Court has held that a law criminalising defamation is unconstitutional, saying civil remedies were preferable to criminal penalties.
A Human Rights Watch report has investigated the effect government spying in the US has had on media freedom and the right to counsel.
Forty organisations have called on Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to free Zone 9 bloggers and revise it's overly broad anti-terror law.
Three journalists detained in Egypt for allegedly aiding a "terrorist organisation" will appear in court on Saturday, World Press Freedom Day.
The Media Institute of Southern Africa has criticised a court interdict banning three Lesotho journalists from practising their craft.
Despite improvement needed in indigenous language media, South Africa's media is beginning to represent the demographics of the country, she said.
Journalists usually resist attempts by the authorities to extract information from them that can be used to prosecute crimes.
Sudan's security services have suspended the country's two biggest newspapers to punish them for reporting on army operations, say editors.
Most of the 82 primary schoolchildren in the Western Cape and Gauteng have said that media freedom is one thing that should not be touched.
Kenya has long prided itself on free media, but when the country went to the polls reporters and broadcasters went into a sort of self-imposed purdah.
Protesters have mounted a second day of rallies calling for press freedom in China, as netizens and celebrities backed the campaign.