Monthly Archives: February 2016

impactAFRICA Calls for Proposals on Data Journalism, Innovative Reporting

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 an initiative of Code for Africa (CfAfrica) and the International Center for …

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NUJ Imo State Condemns Assault on Journalists

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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 capital, over the weekend. In a statement signed by the …

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AFIC Holds General Assembly in Kampala 


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, Uganda has an overall objective to discuss progress of pursuit …

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NITDA Seeks Comments on Draft Regulatory Instrument


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, policies, guidelines and standards. NITDA was established to create a …

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