AU Special Rapporteur Seeks Public Consultation on the Draft Principles on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa Updated

🕔11:58, 22.May 2019

The Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, Commissioner Lawrence Mute of Kenya, , as part of hisinitiative to revise the Declaration of Principles on Freedom of Expression in Africa, has launched  public consultations, calling

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WPFD 2019 Participants Proffer Solutions to Challenges Facing Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation 

WPFD 2019 Participants Proffer Solutions to Challenges Facing Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation  Updated

🕔09:33, 22.May 2019

Participants at the 2019 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) International Conference have proffered solutions to various stakeholders on how to address the challenges facing journalism and elections in times of disinformation. They called on each UNESCO Member State, including their

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AFEX Calls on African Governments to Actively Promote, Defend Freedom of Expression Updated

🕔09:13, 22.May 2019

Ahead of various activities planned in commemoration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) in 2019, the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) called on the governments of African States to actively promote and defend the right to freedom of expression.

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AFEX Releases Report on Annual Freedom of Expression Situation in Africa Updated

🕔08:50, 22.May 2019

The Africa Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has released its report on the annual freedom of expression situation in Africa covering the year 2018 with findings that showed  Somalia and Nigeria recording the highest number of instances of violations. The

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UNESCO Releases Summary of Research Addressing “Media and Elections in Digital Times” Updated

🕔08:43, 22.May 2019

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has released a five-page summary of a forthcoming research on untangling the issues of “media and elections in digital times”. The summary emphasised that increasing digitization of societies has led to

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