Press Freedom in Africa in a year hit by government restrictions – Eye on Africa


FRANCE 24 English

Published on May 3, 2021

In tonight’s edition: One of the worst attacks on civilians in Burkina Faso’s history, local security forces say 30 people are dead after suspected jihadists storm a village near the border with Niger. As journalists and organizations around the globe mark World Press Freedom Day, we’ll take a look at the state of the freedom of the press in Africa and how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted it. And a South African winery is promoting equality and trying to fix the damage left behind by apartheid by helping its workers acquire some of the wine label shares.

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