Applications Open for ConDev Student Media Grants Program

Applications Open for ConDev Student Media Grants Program Updated

🕔11:50, 24.Oct 2018

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation’s Conflict and Development (ConDev) grant for student photojournalists to cover difficult topics in conflict-affected countries through compelling photo stories is inviting applications from eligible students from around the world. ConDev’s Student Media Grants award up

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Transparency Research Conference to Hold in Brazil

Transparency Research Conference to Hold in Brazil Updated

🕔11:16, 24.Oct 2018

The Getulio Vargas Foundation’s schools of Law and Public and Business Administration (FGV-EBAPE and FGV DIREITO RIO) and Columbia Global Center in Rio de Janeiro will co-host the sixth Global Conference on Transparency Research on June 26 and 27, 2019

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Applications Invited for Iceland Writers Alumni Retreat and Scholarship

Applications Invited for Iceland Writers Alumni Retreat and Scholarship Updated

🕔11:10, 24.Oct 2018

Applications are invited from interested persons who would be aged 18 and above by April 3, 2019, wishing to participate in the Iceland Writers Retreat holding in Reykjavík, Iceland, in April, 2019. Talented writers interested in participating in the Retreat

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Hivos Hosts Summit for Online Content Makers

Hivos Hosts Summit for Online Content Makers Updated

🕔11:09, 24.Oct 2018

Hivos East Africa is organizing a summit on the rise of a new generation of content makers and their role in propelling alternative spaces that bolster free expression. This inaugural event which will take place on December 4 and 5,

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2018 CGAP Photo and Video Contest Opens

2018 CGAP Photo and Video Contest Opens Updated

🕔11:06, 24.Oct 2018

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is now accepting entries for the 13th annual Photo and Video contest which tell the story of how financial services empower poor people and communities in Africa. CGAP is looking for striking

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Applications Open for Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship Updated

🕔11:05, 24.Oct 2018

The International Women’s Media Foundation is inviting applications from around the world for the Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship which will be awarded to six pairs of journalists to travel to the United States/Mexico border from February 22 to March 14,

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IPU Publishes Manual on Free Expression for Parliamentarians, Calls on them to Defend Free Speech

IPU Publishes Manual on Free Expression for Parliamentarians, Calls on them to Defend Free Speech Updated

🕔10:13, 24.Oct 2018

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has published a handbook on freedom of expression for parliamentarians with its Secretary General, Mr. Martin Chungong, calling on Parliaments around the world to “make full use of the tools at their disposal” to understand and defend

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UNESCO Set to Reward Laureates for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

UNESCO Set to Reward Laureates for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Updated

🕔10:10, 24.Oct 2018

Commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the official award ceremony of “UNESCO/Emir Jaber Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities,” has been scheduled for  December 3, 2018 in Paris, France.

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Journalist Goes into Hiding Following Threats over Report of a Governor Allegedly Receiving Bribe

Journalist Goes into Hiding Following Threats over Report of a Governor Allegedly Receiving Bribe Updated

🕔10:03, 24.Oct 2018

Mr. Jaafar Jaafar, publisher of Daily Nigerian newspaper, an online medium, has reportedly gone into hiding following series of the threats to his life he received after he published a report that the Kano State governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje was

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Nigeria Developing Africa’s Largest Identity Database   – Vice President Osinbajo

Nigeria Developing Africa’s Largest Identity Database   – Vice President Osinbajo Updated

🕔09:59, 24.Oct 2018

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has revealed that the Federal Government is developing Africa’s largest identity data-base with its on-going digital identification of all citizens and legal residents on a harmonized platform. The Vice President made this disclosure

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