African Media

Burundi press freedom under threat after coup attempt

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Police forces in front of the Radio publique africaine (RPA) in Bujumbura on 26 April 2015.
Police forces in front of the Radio publique africaine (RPA) in Bujumbura on 26 April 2015. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya

In this week's African Media, RFI takes a look at press freedom in Burundi, as tensions are mouting after a failed coup. Already in bad shape before the turmoil, activists say press freedom is under threat. Several private radio stations were close down in the past weeks and the Radio Publique Africaine was attacked.