IGF Calls for Public Inputs for Policy Options for Connecting the Next Billion

IGF Calls for Public Inputs for Policy Options for Connecting the Next Billion Updated

🕔12:40, 21.Sep 2018

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Multi-stakeholder  Advisory Group (MAG) is soliciting inputs from all stakeholders in order to develop the IGF intersessional work on the fourth phase of the Policy options for connecting  and enabling the next billion(s). While this

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UNESCO, OSF Team-up to Promote Freedom of Expression, Safety of Journalists Updated

🕔12:24, 21.Sep 2018

In a bid to reinforce their commitment towards promoting freedom of expression and safety of journalists globally, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Foundation to Promote Open Society (OSF) have signed a two-year partnership agreement,

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ACHPR Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression Calls on Ugandan Government to Prevent Attacks Against Journalists Updated

🕔12:24, 21.Sep 2018

The Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Commissioner Lawrence Mute, has expressed concern over the trend of attacks on journalists in Uganda, and is calling on the

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NBC Moves to Deepen Board-Management Relationship Updated

🕔11:59, 21.Sep 2018

As part of a new era ushered in by the inauguration of a new board, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) held a two-day retreat August 1 and 2, 2018 in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State Capital to discuss several aspects of

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ACHPR Special Rapporteur Lauds Angolan Court for Acquittal of Journalists Updated

🕔11:58, 21.Sep 2018

The Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR), Commissioner Lawrence Mute, has welcomed a landmark decision by the Provincial Court of Luanda in Angola to acquit two

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ACHPR Special Rapporteur Concerned over High Tax and Licensing Fees on Media in Mozambique  Updated

🕔11:30, 21.Sep 2018

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) acting through the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, Commissioner Lawrence Mute, has expressed concern about a decree published by the Government of Mozambique which introduced high

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NBC Threatens to Sanction Ondo State TV for Alleged Hate Speech Updated

🕔11:27, 21.Sep 2018

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has threatened to sanction the Ondo State Television Service (OSTS) for allegedly broadcasting hate speech against Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, during the governorship election that held in the state in July 2018. The NBC

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Code of Conduct Bureau Inducted into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Code of Conduct Bureau Inducted into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔14:00, 17.Sep 2018

LAGOS, Monday, September 17, 2018: The Code of Conduct Bureau today joined the ever-growing list of public institutions occupying the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” as Media Rights Agenda (MRA) named the Bureau this week’s inductee for its

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Media Rights Agenda Inducts Nigeria Football Federation Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Media Rights Agenda Inducts Nigeria Football Federation Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Updated

🕔08:47, 11.Sep 2018

LAGOS, Monday, September 10, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, accusing the agency of carrying out its activities under an institutional cloak of secrecy that

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National Human Rights Commission Enters ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for Violating Citizens’ Right to Information

National Human Rights Commission Enters ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ for Violating Citizens’ Right to Information Updated

🕔08:43, 3.Sep 2018

Lagos, Monday, September 3, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, describing its failure to comply with key aspects of the FOI Act as “a

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