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South Sudan journalist shot dead in Juba: colleagues

August 20, 2015

Gunmen shot dead a South Sudan journalist in an apparently targeted attack, colleagues said Thursday, who said money and his telephone were found on his dead body.

Peter Moi, a reporter for the New Nation newspaper, was shot dead after leaving work on Wednesday evening in the capital Juba, colleagues said, in the latest apparent attack on the media in the war-torn country.

Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.