SERAP Drags Nigeria’s Federal and State Governments to ECOWAS Court over Misapplication of the Cybercrime Act Updated

🕔04:52, 19.Mar 2019

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged Nigeria’s Federal and state governments to ECOWAS Court of Justice over their “frequent and repressive application of the Cybercrime Act to harass, intimidate, arbitrarily arrest, detain, and unfairly prosecute anyone found publishing

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Media4Democracy Releases Practical Guide to Support EU Delegation’s Action on ATI 

Media4Democracy Releases Practical Guide to Support EU Delegation’s Action on ATI  Updated

🕔00:27, 18.Mar 2019

Media4Democracy has released a practical guide to assist European Union (EU) Delegations’ actions that will help to strengthen access to information (ATI) as a fundamental right and as vital to promoting participatory democracy, good governance, freedom of expression and other

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Helsinki conference Presents Guidance to Ensure Artificial Intelligence Benefits All

Helsinki conference Presents Guidance to Ensure Artificial Intelligence Benefits All Updated

🕔00:12, 18.Mar 2019

A two-day High-Level Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI) has presented a communiqué that sets guidance for the way forward to ensure that AI development occurs safely, benefits society and minimises risks to human rights, democracy and the rule of law.

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NBC Fines 45 Stations for Violating  Election Broadcasting Rules    Updated

🕔00:11, 18.Mar 2019

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined a total of 45  radio and television stations across Nigeria various amounts for violating  the Electoral Act and the Nigeria Broadcasting Code during the February 23, 2019 presidential elections The Commission disclosed that

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International Press Centre Condemns Attacks on Journalists During Elections Updated

🕔23:50, 17.Mar 2019

The International Press Centre (IPC) in Lagos has condemned  incidents of attacks on journalists and other media professionals during the presidential and National Assembly elections that took place on February 23, 2019. IPC Director, Mr. Lanre Arogundade said: “The various

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Free Press Unlimited Provides Support for Journalists in Danger Updated

🕔11:34, 16.Mar 2019

Free Press Unlimited, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has set up financial, psychological and training supports for journalists worldwide in dangers of persecution from their governments for doing their work. To achieve this, Free Press Unlimited

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One World Media Fellowship Application Open to Journalists and Filmmakers Updated

🕔11:34, 16.Mar 2019

Aspiring journalists and filmmakers from around the world, who seek to make a career out of reporting the global south, raising awareness about the developing world and breaking down prejudices are encouraged to apply for the One World Media Fellowship.

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CLD Launches Right to Information Implementation Assessment Tool 

CLD Launches Right to Information Implementation Assessment Tool  Updated

🕔11:21, 16.Mar 2019

The Canada-based international non-governmental organization, Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD), has  launched a methodology for assessing right to information implementation at a workshop in Islamabad, Pakistan. The methodology, a sophisticated tool for assessing the quality of implementation of right

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Applications Open for TRT World Fellowship Programme

Applications Open for TRT World Fellowship Programme Updated

🕔11:17, 16.Mar 2019

TRT World, the Turkish international English news channel which broadcasts 24-hours daily, is accepting applications from young talents from around the world to get a unique hands-on experience in the field of change-inspiring journalism in its TRT World Fellowship Programme.

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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme Available for Young, Mid-Career Professionals 

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme Available for Young, Mid-Career Professionals  Updated

🕔11:01, 16.Mar 2019

Applications are open for interested professionals to apply for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme, which brings young and mid-career professionals from designated countries to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional collaboration

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