Reference Group Constituted to Oversee Revision of Declaration on Freedom of Expression Principles in Africa

Reference Group Constituted to Oversee Revision of Declaration on Freedom of Expression Principles in Africa Updated

🕔10:10, 31.May 2018

A Reference Group made up civil society organizations from across Africa has been constituted to lead the process of revising the Declaration of Principles on Freedom of Expression in Africa under the direction and guidance of Special Rapporteur on Freedom

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MRA Accuses Federal Government of Condoning ‘Unbridled Impunity’ in Implementation of FOI Act

MRA Accuses Federal Government of Condoning ‘Unbridled Impunity’ in Implementation of FOI Act Updated

🕔11:40, 28.May 2018

Lagos, Monday, May 28, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today accused the Federal Government of condoning “unbridled impunity” by hundreds of public institutions that have refused to implement the Freedom of Information Act (FOI), 2011 or comply with their obligations

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National Inland Waterways Authority inducted into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

National Inland Waterways Authority inducted into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

🕔12:27, 21.May 2018

Lagos, Monday, May 21, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) the latest recipient of the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” award, accusing the agency of consistently violating its obligations under the FOI

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FOE Mandates Joint Declaration for 2018 English Updated

🕔12:37, 16.May 2018

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IPC Lagos Trains Monitors for Media Coverage of the Electoral Processes and the 2019 Elections

IPC Lagos Trains Monitors for Media Coverage of the Electoral Processes and the 2019 Elections Updated

🕔12:16, 16.May 2018

The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos has conducted a week-long training programme for media monitors and other project personnel to implement its project on the monitoring of media performance in the coverage of the electoral processes ahead of the 2019

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Delta, Gombe, 6 Other States to Switch Over to Digital TV Broadcasting in 2018, Says NBC Updated

🕔12:04, 16.May 2018

As Nigeria continues to implement its Digital Switch Over (DSO) commitment, the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr Is’haq Modibbo Kawu has announced that eight states of the federation will switch over to digital television broadcasting before

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Free Expression Special Rapporteurs Release 2018 Joint Declaration

Free Expression Special Rapporteurs Release 2018 Joint Declaration Updated

🕔11:49, 16.May 2018

The four international Special Rapporteurs on freedom of expression have released their “2018 Joint Declaration on Media Independence and Diversity in the Digital Age” ahead of the World Press Freedom Day celebration on May 3, 2018. David Kaye, the United

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Applications Now Open for 2018 ITM’s Journalist -In-Residence Programme

Applications Now Open for 2018 ITM’s Journalist -In-Residence Programme Updated

🕔10:48, 16.May 2018

The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), based in Antwerp, Belgium, is now accepting applications for the fifth edition of its Journalist-in-Residence programme. The Journalist-in-Residence programme offers a unique opportunity for reporters, producers, and editors to work on an exciting project

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MFWA Calls for Entries for Second Edition of Regional Media Awards Updated

🕔10:34, 16.May 2018

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is calling for entries for the second edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA) which is slated for October 12 and 13, 2018 in Accra, Ghana. The Awards Ceremony

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Accra Declaration Emerges from 2018 WPFD Celebrations Updated

🕔10:30, 16.May 2018

On May 3, 2018, the Accra Declaration “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and the Rule of Law” was adopted by acclamation at the close of the 25th global commemoration of World Press Freedom Day which took place in Accra,

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