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People wearing face masks are seen at a street market during the Covid-19 pandemic, Nouakchott, Mauritania, 30 December 2020, Cheyakhe Ali/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Online rights are under threat in Mauritiania as authorities detain freelance jouranalist Mohamed Salem Kerkoub and threaten bloggers Mohamed Haibeitna Delchoul and Bilal Abdarrahmane for assisting him.

The Ashanti Goldfields strip mine in Obuasi, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, 10 April 2012, Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Ghana Armed Forces have pledged to investigate the harassment of a news crew by military officers at a mining site in the mineral-rich Ashanti region.

A local police officer is seen before a patrol in Butembo, north of Kivu, 18 May 2019, as Ebola treatment centres were coming under attack by the Mai-Mai rebel group. JOHN WESSELS/AFP via Getty Images

Journalists and media outlets in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are under constant threat from Mai-Mai militiamen and other armed groups.