Media NGOs Call on the Nigerian Government to Ensure Enabling Environment for Media Practice

Media NGOs Call on the Nigerian Government to Ensure Enabling Environment for Media Practice Updated

🕔12:27, 4.May 2017

LAGOS, May 3, 2017: On the occasion of the 2017 World Press Freedom Day, a coalition of media advocacy organizations in Nigeria under the aegis of the Partnership for Media and Democracy in Nigeria (PAMED) is calling on the Federal

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South Africa to host Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) 2017

South Africa to host Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) 2017 Updated

🕔11:29, 4.May 2017

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and the Association for Progressive Communication (APC) have announced the date and location for the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) 2017. This year’s edition of the

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Newspaper Correspondent Expelled from Presidential Villa, Recalled

Newspaper Correspondent Expelled from Presidential Villa, Recalled Updated

🕔11:24, 4.May 2017

On April 24, 2017, The Punch newspapers State House Correspondent, Mr. Olalekan Adetayo, was expelled from the Presidential Villa in Abuja byMr. Bashir Abubakar the Chief Security Officer to President Muhammadu Buhari, for publishing reports described as ‘uncomplimentary’ to President Buhari

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Civil Society, Media Collaborate to Create Nigerian Whistleblower Network

Civil Society, Media Collaborate to Create Nigerian Whistleblower Network Updated

🕔11:19, 4.May 2017

Nigerian civil society organisations and media houses have come together to collaborate to create the Whistleblower Network Nigeria (WNN) to, among other things, advocate for the review of legislative bills and regulatory provisions threatening press and Internet freedom in Nigeria.They

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18 NGOs File Intervention Before France’s Highest Court on Dangers of ‘Right to Be Forgotten’

18 NGOs File Intervention Before France’s Highest Court on Dangers of ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Updated

🕔11:09, 4.May 2017

Eighteen expert non-governmental organisations from across the world, including Media Rights Agenda (MRA), have filed legal submissions before France’s highest court, the Council of State (Conseil d’État), raising serious concerns about a ruling of France’s data protection authority, la Commission

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APC Convenes Meeting for African NHRIs and Internet Governance Community in Johannesburg

APC Convenes Meeting for African NHRIs and Internet Governance Community in Johannesburg Updated

🕔11:01, 4.May 2017

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) will convene a three-day meeting of African National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and the African Internet Governance Communityin May 2017 to explore internet-related human rights issues. Focusing on African NHRIs, the meeting will examine

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Open Contracting Partnership Invites Applications for Global Open Contracting Innovation Challenge

Open Contracting Partnership Invites Applications for Global Open Contracting Innovation Challenge Updated

🕔10:56, 4.May 2017

The Open Contracting Partnership, in collaboration with the Open Data Institute and funding support from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, invites applications to its first ever global Open Contracting Innovation Challenge, which seeks to inspire and uncover the next

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Poynter Institute Hosts Free Course on Fact-Checking

Poynter Institute Hosts Free Course on Fact-Checking Updated

🕔10:52, 4.May 2017

The Poynter Institute E-learning Project and American Press Institute are jointly offering a Fact-Checking programme to journalists and others who want to learn basic fact-checking skills and best practices. The online programme is designed to help participants gain the fundamental

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Allard Prize for Photography Competition Seeks Submissions

Allard Prize for Photography Competition Seeks Submissions Updated

🕔10:47, 4.May 2017

Allard Prize Photography Competition has called on professional and amateur photographers who cover human rights or anti-corruption issues to submit their works for recognition. The Allard Prize Photography Competition recognises photography excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize, The bi-annual Allard

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Turkish Radio, TV Corporation Calls for Applications for Fellowship Programme

Turkish Radio, TV Corporation Calls for Applications for Fellowship Programme Updated

🕔10:42, 4.May 2017

The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT World) has called for applications for its fellowship programme designed to develop, integrate and apply the skill sets of young talents from around the world. The focus of the Fellowship programme is to

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