Journalist Sues University of Port Harcourt and Others for Non-Compliance with the FOI Act

🕔15:24, 30.May 2019

Mr. Mark Lenu, a journalist with Wish 99.5 FM, Port Harcourt, has dragged the University of Port Harcourt and the Vice Chancellor of the University to court for failing to make available to him information he requested under the freedom

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Court Fixes Date for Hearing of FOI Suit against University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Others

🕔15:05, 30.May 2019

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has fixed June 19, 2019 for hearing in the Freedom of Information (FOI) suit brought against the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital and its Chief Medical Director

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Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network Holds in Germany

Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network Holds in Germany Updated

🕔22:47, 23.May 2019

The Third Global Conference of the Internet and Jurisdiction Policy Network  is scheduled to hold in Berlin, Germany, from June 3 to 5, 2019. It will bring together senior government officials, Internet companies, technical operators, civil society, academia and international organizations

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Nigeria and Somalia Lead Violation of Freedom of Expression in Africa – AFEX Report Updated

🕔22:36, 23.May 2019

The “Annual Freedom of Expression Situation in Africa Report 2018” issued by the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has indicted 30 African countries for collectively perpetrating 208 freedom of expression violations, with Nigeria and Somalia having the highest number

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Lagos Hosts the African Women in Technology Conference Updated

🕔22:22, 23.May 2019

Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital will, on March 29 and 30, 2019, host the African Women in Technology (AWIT) Conference with the theme: “The Techazon Within You” at Zone Tech Park. The AWIT is a network of women who are creatively

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FOC Congratulates Newly Elected Advisory Network co-Chairs Elected Updated

🕔22:15, 23.May 2019

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) has congratulated the newly elected co-Chairs of the FOC Advisory Network (AN), Mallory Knodel and Bernard Shen, and wished them success in the year ahead. Mallory and Bernard who will be taking over from the

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Press Freedom Organisations Call for Intervention on Social Media Blackout in Chad Updated

🕔22:02, 23.May 2019

Eighty freedom of expression organisations from across the globe on March 12, 2019, called on the African Union (AU) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information and the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the promotion and

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Ghana Assumes  Role of Chair of Freedom Online Coalition

Ghana Assumes  Role of Chair of Freedom Online Coalition Updated

🕔22:01, 23.May 2019

Ghana’s Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP), has confirmed that the Chairmanship of the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) has been passed to Ghana and that her country is delighted to be taking that role Giving further details, she said:

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Global Investigative Journalism Network Calls for Research Paper Abstracts for GIJC19 Updated

🕔21:56, 23.May 2019

The Global Investigative Journalism Network is inviting journalism professors and researchers worldwide to submit research paper abstracts for the Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC19) scheduled to hold from September 26 to 29 in Hamburg, Germany. Abstracts, which should be no

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African Writers’ Conference Calls for Papers

African Writers’ Conference Calls for Papers Updated

🕔21:40, 23.May 2019

The Africa Century International African Writers’ Conference (ACIAWC) in partnership with wRite Associates, is seeking papers and panel proposals on the theme “Africa writing in tongues: towards social, political, heritage and culture justice.” The conference will take place on November

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