Monthly Archives: November 2016

MRA Director Calls on Governments to Accept Multi-stakeholder Internet Regulation

The Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr. Edetaen Ojo  has called on governments to accept the multi-stakeholder Internet governance framework as a regulatory approach, by establishing national Internet governance mechanisms that will ensure the full participation of all interested parties. Speaking at the sixth Annual Freedom Online Conference​, …

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Economic Impact of Internet Disruptions, by GNI


The Global Network Initiative (GNI) has released a report titled: “The Economic Impact of Disruptions to Internet Connectivity,” highlighting the significant economic damage caused when governments around the world deliberately shut down or disrupt Internet services. The report, which was prepared by Deloitte and made possible by funding from GNI member Facebook, lays …

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OGP Holds Data Journalism Workshop


The Open Government Partnership (OGP) will hold a workshop on Data Journalism as a side event to the OGP 2016 Global Summit in Paris on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The workshop is aimed at exposing journalist to effective and efficient use of government data. The program is meant for journalists, …

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NULAI Publishes FOI Manual


The Network of University Legal Aid Institutions (NULAI) has published “Street Law: Freedom of Information Manual”, a learning resource written as an instruction guide that will promote the use of the Freedom of Information Act. This publication, supported by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) for the project “Building the …

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