Applications for Portenier Human Rights Bursary Competition Opens

 Applications for Portenier Human Rights Bursary Competition Opens Updated

🕔10:01, 6.Jun 2017

The Portenier Human Rights Bursary is now accepting applications from independent journalists and independent documentary-makers with projects focusing on human rights abuses. The award is open to freelancers worldwide, experienced or novice, who must d emonstrate a clear interest or

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The Right Livelihood Award Foundation Launches ‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates Grant

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation Launches ‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates Grant Updated

🕔09:36, 6.Jun 2017

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation has launched a journalism grant scheme to promote impartial and high-quality reporting on the work of ‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates. The initiative seeks to support stories that focus on real solutions to global problems. The grants

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IRP Accepting Applications for Fellowships in Peace-Building and Conflict Resolution in Africa

IRP Accepting Applications for Fellowships in Peace-Building and Conflict Resolution in Africa Updated

🕔09:24, 6.Jun 2017

The International Reporting Project (IRP) is accepting applications from professional journalists for reporting fellowships on issues related to peace-building and conflict resolution in Africa. The fellowships will support stories in a variety of media, including print, online, radio, television, photography,

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UNESCO Gathers Stakeholders to Assess the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

UNESCO Gathers Stakeholders to Assess the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity Updated

🕔09:02, 6.Jun 2017

A multi-stakeholder consultation organized by UNESCO and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will bring together key stakeholders such as UN Member States, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, media and professional associations and members of

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Armed Thugs Attack, Assault Journalist

Armed Thugs Attack, Assault Journalist Updated

🕔07:43, 6.Jun 2017

At about 6pm on June 3, 2017, Mr. Charles Otu, the Ebonyi State Correspondent of The Guardian newspaper was accosted at Vanco Junction in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, by armed men suspected to be political thugs who beat him

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Publisher Escapes Assassination, NUJ Condemns Attack

Publisher Escapes Assassination, NUJ Condemns Attack Updated

🕔07:41, 6.Jun 2017

On June 2, 2017 at about 7.p.m., gunmen reportedly shot at Mr. Samuel Nweze, Publisher of a local tabloid, “People’s Leader” in front of his office at 2, Awolowo Street in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. According to Mr. Nweze, “I narrowly

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Fourth Journalist-In-Residence Programme holds in Antwerp

Fourth Journalist-In-Residence Programme holds in Antwerp Updated

🕔15:30, 5.Jun 2017

Print, broadcast and online journalists from Africa, Asia and Latin America are invited to apply for an all-expenses-paid programme of the Institute of Tropical Medicine’s fourth Journalist-In-Residence Programme. The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM)’s Journalist -in-Residence Program 2017 offers journalists

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Forest Stewardship Council Seeks Youth Correspondents

Forest Stewardship Council Seeks Youth Correspondents Updated

🕔15:13, 5.Jun 2017

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is seeking environmentally-conscious, socially-aware journalism students who are passionate about the health of the planet’s environment and have interest to communicate about it. FSC believes that young people are at the center of a sustainable

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ACHPR Special Rapporteur Invites Contributions from Stakeholders on Draft Guidelines on ATI and Elections for Africa

ACHPR Special Rapporteur Invites Contributions from Stakeholders on Draft Guidelines on ATI and Elections for Africa Updated

🕔12:03, 5.Jun 2017

Advocate Pansy Tlakula, the Chair of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) and Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, has called for contributions from stakeholders as part of an ongoing consultative process  to

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Digital Storytelling Platform, aKoma, Accepting Applications for Fellowship

Digital Storytelling Platform, aKoma, Accepting Applications for Fellowship Updated

🕔11:57, 5.Jun 2017

The digital storytelling platform, aKoma, is accepting applications for Amplify II, the second edition of its annual Fellowship for Content Creators and Storytellers in Africa. The Fellowship seeks applicants cut from that unique creative ilk that defines an amazing creative.

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