Bill seeks mandatory insurance, hazard pay for journalists 

A BILL that will provide mandatory insurance benefits and hazard pay to journalists was filed in the House of Representatives, citing risks related to the job.    “During important assignments, journalists face the most dangerous situations like typhoons, disasters, floods, riots, war and conflicts, to name a few, in order to deliver the news to the […]

Journalists detained over footage appearing to show South Sudan president wet himself

NAIROBI — Six journalists in South Sudan have been detained over the circulation of footage showing President Salva Kiir appearing to wet himself at an official event, the national journalists union said on Saturday. The footage from December showed a dark stain spread down the 71-year-old president’s grey trousers as he stood for the national […]

Cabaero: ‘The Chilling’

It sounded like the title of a horror movie but it was not. It was for real. The full title of the research paper is “The Chilling: Global trends in online violence against women journalists.” It is based on a Unesco study that points to a “sharp increase” in online violence against women journalists. Results […]