West African journalists dealing with detentions and assaults
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15 protestors have been arrested and detained for demonstrating to demand that the government of President Adama Barrow respect its pledge to limit its mandate to three years.

Twenty years after the first draft, Ghanian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo–Addo assented to the Right to Information (RTI) Act which was passed by Parliament earlier this year.

RSF and partner organization JED are urging DRC’s President Tshisekedi to follow through on promises to reform the media landscape and put a stop the closure of radio stations and attacks on journalists.