CIVICUS Seeks Nominations for 2014 Innovation Awards

CIVICUS Seeks Nominations for 2014 Innovation Awards Updated

🕔09:32, 22.Aug 2014

The World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) is calling for activists or organizations across the globe that work for positive social change to submit more nominations into the 2014 Innovation Awards. The award is celebrating its 10th year of awarding

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Ochberg Fellowship Available for Senior, Mid-career Journalists

Ochberg Fellowship Available for Senior, Mid-career Journalists Updated

🕔15:03, 20.Aug 2014

The Dart Center’s Ochberg Fellowship is receiving applications from senior and mid-career journalists who want to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy. Selected Fellows will attend an intensive weeklong

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Thomson Foundation Invites Young Journalists for the 2014 FPA Award

Thomson Foundation Invites Young Journalists for the 2014 FPA Award Updated

🕔14:59, 20.Aug 2014

The Thomson Foundation is inviting young journalists from developing countries to enter a competition recognising young journalists working in the developing world. It will form part of the 2014 UK Foreign Press Association (FPA) Awards. A winner will be chosen from

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FIJ Grants Available for Investigative Journalism

FIJ Grants Available for Investigative Journalism Updated

🕔14:49, 20.Aug 2014

The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is accepting application from journalists for grants to carryout investigative projects. The FIJ Board of Directors that considers applications for grants, looks for stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing – such as corruption,

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FG Announces Plans to Migrate MDAs to .gov.ng Portal

FG Announces Plans to Migrate MDAs to .gov.ng Portal Updated

🕔14:42, 20.Aug 2014

The Minister of Information and Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, has announced the Federal Government’s plans to migrate all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to one portal on the .gov.ng domain. The Minister who was represented by the Director of e-Governance

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Editors Guild Holds 2014 Annual Conference in Katsina

Editors Guild Holds 2014 Annual Conference in Katsina Updated

🕔14:39, 20.Aug 2014

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) will hold its 2014 annual All Nigerian Editors Conference (ANEC) in Katsina, on August 21 to 31, 2014. Over 300 editors from the broadcast, print and online media are expected to participate at the conference

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CSOs Call on President Jammeh to End Repression, Impunity

CSOs Call on President Jammeh to End Repression, Impunity Updated

🕔14:37, 20.Aug 2014

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) joined 35 other non-governmental organizations in July in a call to Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to put an end to the 20 years of repression and impunity for human rights violations in The Gambia. The groups issued

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7th African Media Leaders Forum Tackles Hate Speech in the Media

7th African Media Leaders Forum Tackles Hate Speech in the Media Updated

🕔14:30, 20.Aug 2014

The African Media Initiative (AMI) will host the seventh edition of the African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) in November 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa, with a focus on media and hate speech. The AMLF is scheduled to hold on November 12

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OGP Announces New Steering Committee Co-Chairs, Members

OGP Announces New Steering Committee Co-Chairs, Members Updated

🕔14:23, 20.Aug 2014

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) has announced the selection of new Steering Committee members and co-Chairs to take over in October 2014 the reins of leadership within the multilateral initiative. When the current Steering Committee members step down on October 1, 2014,

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IMS Announces Vacancy for Gender Project Manager

IMS Announces Vacancy for Gender Project Manager Updated

🕔14:02, 20.Aug 2014

The International Media Support (IMS) in Copenhagen, Denmark, has announced its search for a Gender Project Manager. The Gender Project Manager will promote equal opportunities for women and men in the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of IMS’ programmes and

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