NPAN Alleges Surreptitious Moves to Revive the Nigerian Press Council

🕔10:06, 6.Aug 2013

The Newspapers Association of Nigeria (NPAN) has expressed concern over alleged surreptitious moves by some persons to revive the Nigerian Press Council which it said has been declared unconstitutional by a court.  The group therefore called on the Federal Government

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ICD holds Annual African Film & Media Festival 2013

🕔09:59, 6.Aug 2013

The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) will hold its Annual African Film and Media Festival from August 22 to 24, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. The theme for this year’s edition is Africa on Screen: through the Eyes of Africa. The

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The FOI Act Creates Legal Rights Without Corresponding Legal Duty – FOI Law Report

🕔09:50, 6.Aug 2013

In the Federal High Court of Nigeria In the Abuja Judicial Division Holden at Abuja On Wednesday, the 3rd Day of July, 2013 Before his Lordship, the Hon. Justice G. O. Kolawole, Judge Suit No. FHCABJ/CS/402/2013  Between: In the Matter

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AMI and Partners to Hold Sixth African Media Leaders Forum

🕔09:46, 6.Aug 2013

The Africa Media Initiative (AMI) and its partners will hold its sixth annual African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) from November 6 to 8, 2013, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the theme “Media and African Renaissance”.  AMI is organizing the forum

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IFEX Calls for Applications for African Regional Network Consultant

🕔09:38, 6.Aug 2013

The International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) is calling for applications from qualified persons to serve as a consultant for an African Regional Network on Freedom of Expression.  The major function of the consultant is to facilitate regional networking strategy

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External Consultant Terms of Reference

🕔09:30, 6.Aug 2013

Terms of Reference SERVICES The overall objective for the consultant is to facilitate regional networking strategy development support to an emerging Alliance of free expression organisations in Africa. It is expected that the process will result in a strategic and

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Media Rights Agenda Executive Director Speaks on Freedom of Expression Online

🕔09:20, 6.Aug 2013

A new age of communication is dawning. Voices demanding to be heard are fading from town squares and entering a new digital arena. Voices that, in this new age of smartphones and social media, are harder than ever to silence,

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EFF, PI to Launch New Principles on Human Rights and Communication Surveillance

🕔09:19, 6.Aug 2013

A set of international due process principles around human rights and communication surveillance will be launched in September this year. The principles, known as the “International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance,” were developed by two

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