Monthly Archives: May 2015

AMI Appoints New Members for Board of Trustees


In its second phase of operations with a fresh strategy and new partners, focused on championing the media development agenda within the continent, the African Media Initiative (AMI) has announced the appointment of new members on its Board of Trustees. Five new members were selected to join Linus Gitahi of …

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MRA Publishes Manual on Reporting Impunity and Election

Edetaen Ojo

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has published a manual to aid journalists in reporting impunity in the electoral process during the recently concluded 2015 General Elections in Nigeria as well as in future elections. Titled “Reporting Impunity in the Electoral Process: A Toolkit for Political Reporters,” the manual identifies and brings …

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Presidential Security Aides Expel Journalist from Villa

On May 11, 2015 Mr. Ubale Musa, a correspondent of the German Radio, Deutsche Welle, was bundled out of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja for asking visiting President Idriss Derby of Chad an embarrassing question. His media accreditation tag was also withdrawn. Musa had asked President Derby about …

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