WFFM to Host Free Media, Technology Convergence Ahead of the World Social Forum 2016

WFFM to Host Free Media, Technology Convergence Ahead of the World Social Forum 2016

🕔16:08, 29.Feb 2016

In preparation for this year’s World Social Forum (WSF) in Montreal, the Local Organizing Committee of the World Forum on Free Media (WFFM) is inviting organizations and individuals active on issues of media and technology to attend its first convergence. This event will

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impactAFRICA Calls for Proposals on Data Journalism, Innovative Reporting

impactAFRICA Calls for Proposals on Data Journalism, Innovative Reporting Updated

🕔14:35, 29.Feb 2016

Africa’s largest fund for data-driven storytelling, impactAFRICA, has called for proposals on pioneering data journalism and innovative reporting that tackles development issues such as public healthcare, in six African countries of Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia. Being

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Deutsche Welle Launches Online Activism Annual Competition, Calls for Submissions

Deutsche Welle Launches Online Activism Annual Competition, Calls for Submissions Updated

🕔14:27, 29.Feb 2016

Deutsche Welle has launched the 12th annual competition for online activism by calling for submissions to “The Bobs – Best of Online Activism.” Deutsche Welle is looking for engaging, innovative and interactive in its annual contest. Submissions are open to anyone

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NUJ Imo State Condemns Assault on Journalists

NUJ Imo State Condemns Assault on Journalists Updated

🕔14:18, 29.Feb 2016

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Imo State Council, has expressed disapproval over the conduct of officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) who beat up journalists in Owerri, the state

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UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) Calls for CSO Nominations

UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) Calls for CSO Nominations Updated

🕔14:16, 29.Feb 2016

The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is calling on civil society and individuals to submit names of candidates from developed and developing countries as well as from economies in transition, all geographic areas, and policy

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MFWA Hosts West Africa Conference on Media and Participatory Governance

MFWA Hosts West Africa Conference on Media and Participatory Governance Updated

🕔13:56, 29.Feb 2016

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is organising the West Africa Conference on Media and Participatory Governance scheduled to take place in Accra, Ghana on March 15, 2016. The Conference will bring together the leading freedom of expression and

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AFIC Holds General Assembly in Kampala 

AFIC Holds General Assembly in Kampala  Updated

🕔13:46, 29.Feb 2016

The General Assembly of the Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) will be held in Kampala, Uganda, from March 3 to 4, 2016 in accordance with Article 13(c) of the Constitution. The General Assembly which will be holding in Kampala,

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MRA, Partners Commemorate World Radio Day with Tweetmeet

MRA, Partners Commemorate World Radio Day with Tweetmeet Updated

🕔13:44, 29.Feb 2016

In commemoration of the 2016 World Radio Day, the Partnership for Media and Democracy in Nigeria (PAMED), comprising the Institute for Media and Society (IMS), Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC) convened a three-hour online discussion

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NITDA Seeks Comments on Draft Regulatory Instrument

NITDA Seeks Comments on Draft Regulatory Instrument Updated

🕔13:22, 29.Feb 2016

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is seeking comments on a draft compliance framework for stakeholder’s adherence to its regulatory instrument. The agency is mandated by the NITDA Act of 2007 to develop Information Technology in Nigeria through regulatory frameworks,

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Journalists Assaulted While Covering Students’ Protests at Yaba Tech

Journalists Assaulted While Covering Students’ Protests at Yaba Tech Updated

🕔13:13, 29.Feb 2016

Reporters of Sahara TV were assaulted by security officials while covering a students’ protest at the Yaba College of Technology (YabaTech) campus over the death of a final-year colleague. Students were enraged by the death of their colleagues and came out

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