Application Opens for 2015 OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme

Application Opens for 2015 OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme Updated

🕔09:59, 6.Feb 2015

Applications from eligible musicians between the ages of 19 and 35 are now open for the OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme for Innovative musicians. OneBeat is a music exchange and incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship encouraging innovative musicians from around the

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UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression Calls for Information towards 2015 Report

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression Calls for Information towards 2015 Report Updated

🕔09:58, 6.Feb 2015

Mr. David Kaye, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of the right to freedom of opinion and expression is looking into the use of encryption and anonymity in digital communications towards his 2015 Human Rights Council

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NetRightsNG Holds Session at Lagos Social Media Week

NetRightsNG Holds Session at Lagos Social Media Week Updated

🕔09:53, 6.Feb 2015

The Nigerian Internet Rights Coalition will host a session at the upcoming Lagos Social Media Week (SMW) on “Digital Rights and Freedom Bill for Nigeria”. The session will take place at Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos on February 26, 2015

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UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria, Globally

UNESCO Report Condemns Impunity in Killings of Journalist in Nigeria, Globally Updated

🕔16:06, 31.Oct 2014

The United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has released its biennial report on the Safety of Journalists and Danger of Impunity which analysed and condemned the 593 killings of journalists globally and in Nigeria between January 1, 2006

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Media Crack Down: Armed Soldiers Impound Newspapers’ Distribution Vans, Confiscate Copies, Assault Distributors

Media Crack Down: Armed Soldiers Impound Newspapers’ Distribution Vans, Confiscate Copies, Assault Distributors Updated

🕔13:06, 15.Jul 2014

For several days early in June 2014, armed soldiers and operatives of the State Security Service (SSS) embarked on a massive crackdown on media organizations around the country during which they stormed the premises of some major newspapers, assaulted media

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Internews Releases New Digital Security Resource for Media Trainers

Internews Releases New Digital Security Resource for Media Trainers

🕔12:56, 28.Mar 2014

Internews, the US-based international non-profit organization which empowers local media worldwide, has released a new digital security resource for media trainers. The Internews mission includes giving people news and information they need, the ability to connect and the means to

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UNESCO Announces 3rd Annual International Jazz Day

UNESCO Announces 3rd Annual International Jazz Day Updated

🕔12:36, 28.Mar 2014

the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s  (UNESCO) Director-General, Mrs Irina Bokova and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Mr. Herbie Hancock have announced the third annual International Jazz Day. This will be celebrated around the world on April 30, 2014 with

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UNESCO releases Media and Information Literacy Policy and Strategy Guidelines

UNESCO releases Media and Information Literacy Policy and Strategy Guidelines Updated

🕔12:34, 28.Mar 2014

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has released the Media and Informational Literacy (MIL) Policy and Strategy Guidelines. The comprehensive MIL Policy and Strategy Guidelines resource is the first of its kind to treat MIL as a composite concept,

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Africa Regional Conference on Freedom Of Information Implementation Strategy Statement

Africa Regional Conference on Freedom Of Information Implementation Strategy Statement Updated

🕔15:59, 24.Mar 2014

A two-day Africa Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Implementation bringing together over 100 state and non-state actors from Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, was held in Abuja, Nigeria. The conference discussed

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Youths Ask INEC to Ensure Access to Information on the Electoral Process

Youths Ask INEC to Ensure Access to Information on the Electoral Process Updated

🕔08:35, 20.Feb 2014

Over 200 youths representing different stakeholders have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be more transparent in its electoral process by improving citizens’ access to information. This call was made last month at the 3-day National Youth

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