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Sierra Leoneans React to former VP’s Reported Death

Sierra Leoneans React to former VP’s Reported Death

By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper Freetown, Sierra Leone – When Samuel Bangura died over the weekend in Israel, The Times of Israel, erroneously reported that ousted Vice President, Samuel Sam-Sumana had died in Israel while responding to a hip transplant in a private hospital. Most Sierra Leoneans, regardless of their political affiliation were appalled […]

Malawi’s Top Journalist, BBC, Associated Press Correspondent Dies

Malawi’s Top Journalist, BBC, Associated Press Correspondent Dies

By Henry K Mhango | The AfricaPaper Blantyre, Malawi  – Shock, disbelief, pain, grief, confusion, and devastation has locked the Malawi’s media fraternity following an accidental death of the country’s prominent freelance journalist and media freedom activist Raphael Tenthani. Visit Tentahni 43, who until his death was a correspondent for the BBC and Associated Press […]

“60 Minutes” Under Fire for Misinformation on Africa

“60 Minutes” Under Fire for Misinformation on Africa

The AfricaPaper | USA USA – Hundreds of American academics have accused the CBS’ “60 Minutes” of making black Africans look dumb in their reporting, especially the reporting of Lara Logan, the South African correspondent who concocted the false story on Benghazi, but was unfortunately raped during the Arab spring eruptions in Egypt’s Tahir square.  […]

Kenyan Journalists Defend Election Coverage

Kenyan Journalists Defend Election Coverage

While critics say reporting was too soft, many in the industry say discretion reflected a responsible approach. By Judie Kaberia | The AfricaPaper Nairobi – Kenyan journalists have hit back at criticism that their coverage of the March 4 general election was over-cautious and failed to scrutinise the problematic count. Keen to avoid inciting tensions […]

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