Attacks on the Press
| Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
The printed word is thriving in parts of Africa, but advertisers' clout means they can often quietly control what is published.
By Tom Rhodes
Kenyans read election coverage in the Mathare slum in Nairobi, the capital, on March 9, 2013. One reason that advertising revenue trumps circulation for East Africa's newspapers is that readers often share papers to save money. (Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)