Nigeria Ranks 115 in 2013 Press Freedom Index

🕔16:19, 8.Feb 2013

Nigeria has moved up in the global press freedom index ranking 115 among 179 countries rated by Reporters Without Borders. Nigeria ranked 126 on the 2012 press freedom index.  The index, released on January 30, 2013 indicated that despite this

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World Bank Holds Conference on Citizen Engagement to Enhance Development

🕔16:02, 8.Feb 2013

The World Bank will on March 18, 2013 host a global conference tagged “Citizen Voices: Global Conference on Citizen Engagement for Enhanced Development Impact”. The Conference aims to position citizen engagement agenda as essential for “effective development”; move from “knowledge

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Advocates Displeased with Government over Community Radio Licenses

🕔15:52, 8.Feb 2013

Advocates for community radio broadcasting have expressed their displeasure with the federal government and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over their failure to issue community radio licences. The advocates are worried that the continued delay by the federal government and

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University of Toronto Announces Global Journalism Fellowship

🕔15:51, 8.Feb 2013

The Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada is inviting qualified and specialized freelancers to apply for one of the 15 Fellowships in Global Journalism. The University is seeking exceptional individuals with advanced knowledge of a specialty, who

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The Open Government Networking Mechanism Invites Participants to a Webinar

🕔15:38, 8.Feb 2013

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is sponsoring a webinar which will be hosted by the World Bank institute on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. The webinar which is about Proactive Transparency is scheduled to start at 3:00 – 4:00 PM (15:00

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Nigeria to Review Analogue to Digital Switchover Date

🕔15:31, 8.Feb 2013

The Director-General of the NBC, Engr. Yomi Bolarinwa has said that Nigeria will have to review its switchover date for analogue to digital transmission, which, according to him is not only unique to Nigeria. Although Engr. Bolarinwa did not specify

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Media Trade Unions Call on the Media to Launch Awareness Campaigns on the Effects of Globalization.

🕔15:23, 8.Feb 2013

Media trade unions in Eastern and Southern Africa rose from a two day conference in South Africa with a call on national unions and media workers to launch awareness campaigns on the effects of globalization in the sector. The conference was

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Thomson Reuters Foundation Calls for Application from Broadcast Journalists

🕔15:19, 8.Feb 2013

The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting applications from broadcast journalists for its ‘Writing and Reporting News’ Training course scheduled to take place between May 13 – 17, 2013 in London. The core activity concerns the actual writing and reporting of

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