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    Media Freedom Holds Its Ground in Africai
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    Jeff Seldin
    May 01, 2014 8:39 PM
    Conflicts in Africa, like the coup in Central African Republic, and violence in Kenya -- like the terrorist attack at the Westgate shopping center -- led to new pressures and more violence against journalists. Meanwhile, corruption raised concerns in Uganda, where one newspaper was briefly shut down. But Freedom House says that is only part of the story. VOA's Jeff Seldin reports.

    Media Freedom Holds Its Ground in Africa

    Published May 01, 2014

    Conflicts in Africa, like the coup in Central African Republic, and violence in Kenya -- like the terrorist attack at the Westgate shopping center -- led to new pressures and more violence against journalists. Meanwhile, corruption raised concerns in Uganda, where one newspaper was briefly shut down. But Freedom House says that is only part of the story. VOA's Jeff Seldin reports.


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