MRA Inducts National Broadcasting Commission into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

MRA Inducts National Broadcasting Commission into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔11:46, 24.Sep 2018

Lagos, Monday, September 24, 2018:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) this week’s inductee into the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, saying that its overall performance in the implementation of the FOI Act

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Médicos del Mundo-Spain Call for Entries for the Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award

Médicos del Mundo-Spain Call for Entries for the Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award Updated

🕔15:08, 21.Sep 2018

Médicos del Mundo Spain (MdM-Spain, Doctors of the world Spain) is  calling for entries from adult amateur and professional photographers of any nationality for the Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award to denounce the situation of millions of people in

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ICIC Launches Consultation with ATI Stakeholders for Inputs on its Future

ICIC Launches Consultation with ATI Stakeholders for Inputs on its Future Updated

🕔14:46, 21.Sep 2018

The Governance Working Group (GWG) of the International Conference of Information Commissioners (ICIC) has launched a consultation with the global access to information community to seek inputs from interested stakeholders, including civil society organisations, academics, information rights advocates and all

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AccessNow to Host RightsCon in Tunisia

AccessNow to Host RightsCon in Tunisia Updated

🕔14:20, 21.Sep 2018

AccessNow will host the 2019 edition of the international conference on human rights in the digital age, RightsCon 2019,  on June 11 to 14, 2019 at the Laico Hotel and the Palais des Congrès in Tunis, Tunisia, making it the

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DG Canvases Review of National Broadcasting Commission Act Updated

🕔13:59, 21.Sep 2018

The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu has called on Stakeholders to support the Commission in its quest to review NBC Act. He made the call at the validation seminar on review of the

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Human Rights Watch Calls for Applications for Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship

Human Rights Watch Calls for Applications for Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship Updated

🕔13:51, 21.Sep 2018

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is now accepting entries for Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship from candidates who hold an advanced (graduate) degree or have a degree granted by June 2019 in the fields of law, journalism, international relations,

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Media, War and Conflict Hosts 4th Annual Conference on  Safety of Journalists

Media, War and Conflict Hosts 4th Annual Conference on Safety of Journalists Updated

🕔13:37, 21.Sep 2018

Media, War and Conflict (MEKK), a research group at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) in Norway, will host fourth annual conference on the Safety of Journalists to commemorate UNESCO’s International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists  on November 5

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Wits University Launches Free Online Course

Wits University Launches Free Online Course Updated

🕔13:06, 21.Sep 2018

The Wits University’s Learning Information Networking Knowledge (LINK) Centre and WitsX have launched free online courses for civil society and media practitioners and called for applications. The free, six-week online course titled: “Civil Society and African Media Policy in the

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Court Awards Journalist N10 million, Another Dismisses Charges Against Him Updated

🕔12:48, 21.Sep 2018

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on September 13, 2018, awarded  N10.5m as damages against the Department of State Services (DSS) for the illegal detention of Mr. Jones Abiri, for over two years without charge. Jones, publisher and editor-in-chief

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Paris to Host Fifth Edition of The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference (TICTeC)

Paris to Host Fifth Edition of The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference (TICTeC) Updated

🕔12:48, 21.Sep 2018

Paris, the capital of France, will on March 19 and 20, 2019 host  the 5th edition of The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference (TICTeC). The conference which is being organized by MySociety is the world’s only conference dedicated to exploring the

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