AFEX condemns impunity for crimes against journalists

AFEX condemns impunity for crimes against journalists Updated

🕔08:51, 23.Apr 2019

Resolution of the Seventh General Meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) held in Berlin, Germany, on April 7, 2019.  The Seventh General Meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a network of African freedom of

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Nigeria Had 114 Million Internet Subscribers in February 2019, Says NCC

Nigeria Had 114 Million Internet Subscribers in February 2019, Says NCC Updated

🕔08:22, 23.Apr 2019

There were 114,725,357 active subscribers for internet services across four mobile telecommunications service providers in Nigeria as at February 2019, with the MTN network accounting for the highest number of subscribers, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The latest

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Freedom of Expression Groups Call for Immediate Release of Detained Mozambican Journalist

Freedom of Expression Groups Call for Immediate Release of Detained Mozambican Journalist Updated

🕔15:41, 17.Apr 2019

Media Rights Agenda (MRA), other members of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and 36 other  freedom of expression and human rights organisations have urged Mozambican authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Mr. Amade Abubacar, a community radio journalist

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Call for Applications for Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship

Call for Applications for Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship Updated

🕔15:37, 17.Apr 2019

Chatham House is inviting applications from citizens of Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique and Zambia for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. Applicants are required

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Court Sentences Activist to 12 Years Imprisonment for Criminal Defamation Updated

🕔15:19, 17.Apr 2019

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Abuja, on April 15, 2019 sentenced an activist, Ibrahim Wala, popularly known as ‘I G Wala’, to 12 years imprisonment for criminal defamation and related offences without an option of fine.

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Paradigm Initiative Invites Journalists to Apply for Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship  Updated

🕔15:13, 17.Apr 2019

Paradigm Initiative is inviting journalists to apply for the second edition of its four-month Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship designed to immerse outstanding, early career, journalists in digital rights and digital inclusion advocacy – and intervention efforts – in

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MRA Executive Director Calls on CSOs to Ensure OGP Flourishes in Nigeria, Achieves its Objectives Updated

🕔15:04, 17.Apr 2019

The Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr. Edetaen Ojo, Co-Chair of the National Steering Committee (NSC) of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in Nigeria has called on Nigerian civil society organisations (CSOs) to ensure that the OGP process

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Radio Station Sues Broadcast Regulator for Prolonged Closure Updated

🕔13:53, 17.Apr 2019

Jay FM 101.9, a private radio station based in the Plateau State capital, Jos, has sued the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and its zonal director over the prolonged closure of the station. In its originating summons, JODAJ Global Communications, owners

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PLURAL+ Accepting Entries for Youth Video Festival

PLURAL+ Accepting Entries for Youth Video Festival Updated

🕔13:26, 17.Apr 2019

Plural+, in collaboration between United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as well as over 50 partner organizations around the globe, is now accepting entries for its youth video festival. The Festival is to

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Publish Asia 2019 to Hold in Singapore, Calls for Participation Updated

🕔13:09, 17.Apr 2019

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) will hold the 2019 Publish Asia/Newsroom Summit Asia from May 7 to 9, 2019 in Singapore and is calling for applications for participation from journalists and media personalities to have a

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