ICANN to Proceed with the Delegation of .Africa Domain Following US Court Decision

ICANN to Proceed with the Delegation of .Africa Domain Following US Court Decision Updated

🕔12:07, 14.Feb 2017

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) says it is now free to proceed with the delegation of the .Africa generic top-level domain (gTLD) to ZA Central Registry (ZACR) following the decision of a California Superior Court denying

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Freemuse Says Artists Face Sharp Rise in Attacks and Censorship   

Freemuse Says Artists Face Sharp Rise in Attacks and Censorship   Updated

🕔11:41, 14.Feb 2017

Freemuse, an independent international organisation advocating and defending freedom of expression for musicians and composers worldwide, has released its report for 2016, indicating a sharp rise in attacks on and censorship of artists and their rights to freedom of expression in

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IFJ Calls on President Trump to Respect Freedom of Expression as a Fundamental Right

IFJ Calls on President Trump to Respect Freedom of Expression as a Fundamental Right Updated

🕔11:09, 14.Feb 2017

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on January 20, 2017 called on Donald Trump, then President-Elect of United States of America, to stop attacking the media and respect freedom of expression as a fundamental right, as he prepared for his

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World Radio Day 2017: MRA Calls on Government and Others to Support Community Radio Sector

World Radio Day 2017: MRA Calls on Government and Others to Support Community Radio Sector

🕔13:43, 13.Feb 2017

LAGOS, February 13, 2017:  On the occasion of the World Radio Day 2017, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) is calling on the government, regulatory bodies and other stakeholders to institute a package of support to the community radio sector in Nigeria

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MFWA Board Commends ECOWAS, Urges President Barrow to Undertake Urgent Reforms Updated

🕔10:08, 13.Feb 2017

The Board of Directors of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has commended the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for its commendable efforts in ensuring a peaceful transfer of power in The Gambia from ex-President Yahya Jammeh

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World Bank  Launches Free online Course on Financing for Development

World Bank Launches Free online Course on Financing for Development Updated

🕔09:56, 13.Feb 2017

The World Bank Group is launching a free online international development finance course titled “Financing for Development: Unlocking Investment Opportunities”. The course which will begin on March 1, 2017 will teach about the critical role of the private sector and

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TICTeC 2017 Conference to Focus on Impact of Civic Technology and Digital Democracy

TICTeC 2017 Conference to Focus on Impact of Civic Technology and Digital Democracy Updated

🕔12:01, 10.Feb 2017

The third edition of The Impact of Civic Technology Conference (TICTeC 2017) comes up in the Italian city of Florence on April 25 and 26, 2017  and will be focusing on the impact that civic technology and digital democracy are having

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UNESCO Calls for Proposals to Develop ‘Defining Internet Universality Indicators’

UNESCO Calls for Proposals to Develop ‘Defining Internet Universality Indicators’ Updated

🕔11:40, 10.Feb 2017

The United Nations Economic, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has launched a call for proposals to develop and finalize an elaborated set of Internet Universality Indicators through a global multi-stakeholder consultation online and offline. The call is made to interested

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Court Orders NDDC to Release Requested Information

Court Orders NDDC to Release Requested Information Updated

🕔11:29, 10.Feb 2017

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on December 21, 2016 ordered the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to release to a group of activists and civil society organisations information they requested from the Commission, declaring that the Commission’s

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ISOC Receiving Nominations for 2017 Internet Hall of Fame

ISOC Receiving Nominations for 2017 Internet Hall of Fame Updated

🕔11:01, 10.Feb 2017

The Internet Society (ISOC) is calling for nominations into its 2017 Internet Hall of Fame inductee class. The Internet Hall of Fame seeks to celebrate people who have contributed to the existence of the Internet, with innovations that have enabled

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