Mohamed Keita is advocacy coordinator for CPJ's Africa Program. He regularly gives interviews in French and English to international news media on press freedom issues in Africa and has participated in several panels. Follow him on Twitter: @africamedia_CPJ.
Just over 55 years ago, on New Year's Eve 1957, trailblazing
South African journalist Henry Nxumalo was murdered while investigating
suspicious deaths at an abortion clinic in Sophiatown, a suburb west of