Journalists in Zimbabwe attacked by activists while covering the recent elections.
Communities need ongoing reporting on the climate crisis to inform and educate them about adaptation so they can prepare themselves for future disasters.
Media freedom and democracy: Africans in four countries weigh up thorny questions about state control
Democracies cannot survive without free media.
Comfort Mussa, a prolific, multi-award-winning journalist with a keen eye for stories that expose social injustice, says, though online violence is a challenging part of the profession she stays because people like her remain the voice of the voiceless.
South African broadcast journalist Silindelo Masikane has been bullied online and is a target of threats of violence. She says harassment is part of the job of reporting in Africa.