Sierra Leone: Media Body Backs Suspension of Three Newspapers


The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists has backed the suspension of the licenses of three newspapers by the country's Independent Media Commission for publishing "uncaring materials".
  • Sierra Leone:  SLAJ Backs Suspension of Three Newspapers

    Concord Times, 1 October 2012

    Following the suspension of Awareness Times, Independent Observer and the Senator newspapers by the Independent Media Commission (IMC) for publishing uncaring materials, the ... read more »

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  • Sierra Leone:  Alert - Three Newspapers Suspended, Fined Two Million Leones Each

    Media Foundation for West Africa, 29 September 2012

    The Independent Media Commission (IMC), the statutory media regulatory body on September 26, 2012 suspended for a month, three privately-owned newspapers for allegedly producing ... read more »

  • Sierra Leone:  Margai Damns the Media

    Concord Times, 10 September 2012

    The leader and the presidential flag-bearer of the People's Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) has expressed his dissatisfaction against both the electronic and print media ... read more »

  • Sierra Leone:  ACC Supports Media Against Corruption Workshop

    Concord Times, 5 September 2012

    With support from the Anti Corruption Commission ACC, the Media Alliance Against Corruption MAAC has trained 14 of its members across the country on reporting and investigating ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Soldiers Assault Journalists, Seize Equipment in Sierra Leone

    Public Agenda, 13 August 2012

    The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned an attack on two journalists by soldiers in Sierra Leone and called on authorities to investigate and bring the perpetrators to ... read more »

  • Africa:  The IFJ Calls On Sierra Leone to Investigate Attacks On Two Journalists

    International Federation of Journalists, 10 August 2012

    The International Federation of Journalists today has called on the authorities of Sierra Leone to investigate and bring to book the attacks against two print journalists by ... read more »

  • Sierra Leone:  Journalists Manhandled By Soldiers

    Media Foundation for West Africa, 8 August 2012

    Poindexter Sama and Alie Turay, reporter and graphic designer respectively, of privately-owned Awoko newspaper were in the morning of August 2, 2012 violently attacked by a group ... read more »