Edetaen Ojo Now Chairman of MFWA

Edetaen Ojo Now Chairman of MFWA Updated

🕔08:06, 20.Feb 2014

Mr. Edetaen Ojo, Executive Director, Media Rights Agenda, has been appointed chairman of Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) by the Board of Directors at the Board’s meeting held in Accra, Ghana on January 8 and 9, 2014. Mr. Ojo

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Freedom House Calls for Entries for its 3rd Annual Photography and Art Contest

Freedom House Calls for Entries for its 3rd Annual Photography and Art Contest Updated

🕔08:04, 20.Feb 2014

Freedom House is calling for entries for its 3rd annual photography and art contest titled ‘Images of Repression & Freedom Photography & Art Contest’. The call accommodates professional and amateurs photographers and artist to submit photos and other forms of

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MFWA Resolution Outlines Challenges to Free Expression, Media Freedom and Professionalism in West Africa

MFWA Resolution Outlines Challenges to Free Expression, Media Freedom and Professionalism in West Africa Updated

🕔08:02, 20.Feb 2014

The Board of Directors  of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) issued a resolution in Accra, Ghana,  last month outlining challenges facing Freedom of Expression, Media Freedom and Professionalism in West Africa. In its resolution, the organization expressed great

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MDIF Announce Development of Outernet Project

MDIF Announce Development of Outernet Project Updated

🕔08:00, 20.Feb 2014

Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) has announced the development of its Outernet project, a global media delivery service  to provide information to the world from outer space. The Outernet project grasps the sprouting new-space start-up industry, leveraging multicasting technology to

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WAN-IFRA Holds 2014 World Newspaper Congress in Torino

WAN-IFRA Holds 2014 World Newspaper Congress in Torino Updated

🕔07:59, 20.Feb 2014

 The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is inviting media workers from around the world to the 66th edition of the World Newspaper Congress 2014, the 21st World Editors Forum and  the Advertising Forum in Torino, Italy. This

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AMAA to Honour African Journalists

AMAA to Honour African Journalists Updated

🕔07:57, 20.Feb 2014

The Africa Movie Academy Awards has announced plans to honour three African journalists with cash prizes in April 2014. The award tagged ‘Media Recognition Award’ will give cash prizes of $5,000 to the 1st position, $3,000 to the 2nd position,

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Web Foundation, Omidyar Announce Collaboration on ‘Open Contracting Data Standard’

Web Foundation, Omidyar Announce Collaboration on ‘Open Contracting Data Standard’ Updated

🕔07:56, 20.Feb 2014

The World Wide Web Foundation (Web Foundation) and the Omidyar Network, announced last month, the creation of the first ever “Open Contracting Data Standard”. This is the development of a common standard for the disclosure of contracting data which is

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World Bank, Partners Organize Data Clinic for Open Data Initiative in Nigeria

World Bank, Partners Organize Data Clinic for Open Data Initiative in Nigeria Updated

🕔07:50, 20.Feb 2014

The World Bank in collaboration with Ministry of Communication Technology and a team of global Open Data experts from Code for Africa and the African Media Initiative organized a two-day workshop in Abuja last month to introduce the Open Data

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PIN Holds Internet Policy Training, TENT Workshop in Benin

PIN Holds Internet Policy Training, TENT Workshop in Benin Updated

🕔07:48, 20.Feb 2014

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) plans to hold its first Internet Policy training for 2014 in Benin City on March 18 to 20, 2014. The training will have participants from relevant media and civil society organizations from the South-South geo political

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Minister of Power Encourages Transparency in Power Sector Reform; Calls on CSOs to Enlighten Citizenry

Minister of Power Encourages Transparency in Power Sector Reform; Calls on CSOs to Enlighten Citizenry Updated

🕔07:22, 20.Feb 2014

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has declared his commiment to ensure that the power sector privatization process is characterized by transparency and accountability. He also called on civil society organisations (CSOs), to help to enlighten Nigerians about reforms in

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