ACHPR Begins Revision of Declaration of Principles on Freedom of Expression in Africa   Updated

🕔09:56, 24.Oct 2018

At the technical drafting team meeting held on October 11 and 12, 2018, the group reviewed the Draft Technical Paper on Revision of Declaration on Principles of Freedom of Expression in Africa and provided guidance for the preparation of draft

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UN to Host Workshop on Local Actors’ Involvement in Social Media Updated

🕔09:34, 24.Oct 2018

The United Nations (UN) with support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH will, on November 27 and 28, 2018 in Berlin, Germany, hosts a special workshop concerning the involvement of local actors in the development and enforcement

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Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation Invites Applications

Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation Invites Applications Updated

🕔09:31, 24.Oct 2018

Applications are invited from interested persons for the Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation which fellowship will bring individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation. The Fellowship,

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CIPDH-UNESCO Launches Second Edition International Course on Human Rights Updated

🕔09:16, 24.Oct 2018

The International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights (CIPDH-UNESCO) has launched the second edition of its International Course on Human Rights, which is aimed at tackling the particularities and differences that exist among investigation, fact-finding, documenting and the monitoring

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Workshop Participants Resolve to Compile Human Rights Situation Report for UPR

Workshop Participants Resolve to Compile Human Rights Situation Report for UPR Updated

🕔09:09, 24.Oct 2018

Participants at a two-day training on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) held on September 24 to 26, 2018 at La Palm Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana, have resolved to compile the human rights situation in their various countries for the

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African Internets Stakeholders Canvas Freedom Online Updated

🕔09:06, 24.Oct 2018

Internet stakeholders have called on governments across Africa to ensure open internet to checkmate the rising incidents of Internet shut downs in Africa. The call was made at the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) organized by Collaboration on

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MRA Inducts PTDF into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Expresses Concern over Government’s Failure to Act

MRA Inducts PTDF into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Expresses Concern over Government’s Failure to Act

🕔09:22, 22.Oct 2018

LAGOS, Monday, October 22, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) its 65th inductee into the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, saying it was extremely concerned about the pervasive culture of non-compliance

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Council of Legal Education becomes recipient of the FOI Hall of Shame Award

Council of Legal Education becomes recipient of the FOI Hall of Shame Award Updated

🕔11:19, 15.Oct 2018

Lagos: Monday, October 15, 2018: The Council of Legal Education (CLE) was today inducted into the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” by Media Rights Agenda (MRA), which accused the institution of consistently failing to comply with its duties and

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Media Rights Agenda Inducts Office of National Security Adviser Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Media Rights Agenda Inducts Office of National Security Adviser Into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

🕔08:42, 9.Oct 2018

Lagos: Monday, October 8, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) to the President as this week’s inductee into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame,” accusing the institution of acting under

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MRA Inducts NDLEA into FOI Hall of Shame, Accuses it of Treating FOI Act with Disdain

MRA Inducts NDLEA into FOI Hall of Shame, Accuses it of Treating FOI Act with Disdain Updated

🕔08:36, 2.Oct 2018

Lagos: Tuesday, October 2, 2018: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) into its “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame”, accusing the institution of treating the FOI Act with disdain. MRA’s Programme Director,

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