Monthly Archives: October 2018

 A4AI  Releases 2018 Affordability Report

Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has launched its fifth annual edition of the Affordability Report, which draws insight to issues around internet access and affordability as well as a growing number of countries acknowledging the need to put digital strategies at the heart of their plans for development and economic …

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AfriSIG Trains Participants on  Managing Multi-stakeholder Negotiation

The African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) took participants through a two-day Internet Society’s Collaborative Internet Governance Project Workshop, a pre-AfriSIG event  to set the pace for AfriSIG and  build participants’ negotiation and conflict resolution skills in the context of multi-party consensus decision-making processes. Titled: How to Effectively Participate in …

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NBC Vows to Ensure ‘Decent and Professional’ Coverage of Elections, Seeks Broadcasting Solution to Ethno-Religious Divide

The Chairman of Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Alhaji Ikra Aliyu Bilbis, has expressed the determination of the Commission to ensure decency and professionalism in the broadcast media coverage of Nigeria’s 2019 elections saying: “As a Commission we are committed to make the broadcast media in Nigeria effective and impactful …

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Highway Africa Centre Fellowship Opens

The Highway Africa Centre is now accepting applications from practicing journalists for fellowships to attend a three-day course scheduled for November 26 to 28, 2018, on Solutions Journalism with special focus on Health, Development and Development Science. Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to attend this year’s Highway Africa …

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UNDP, UNESCO  Launch ATI Research Challenge for Journalists 

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Unitd Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are jointly launching a research and writing competition for journalists aged between 15 and 25. Christophe Deloire, Secretary General of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), will serve as  patron of the competition. The Research Challenge …

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