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Sir Tim Berners-Lee Proffers Solutions to Three Identified ‘Big Threats’ to the Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee Proffers Solutions to Three Identified ‘Big Threats’ to the Web Updated

🕔14:58, 20.Mar 2017

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and founder of the World Wide Web (the Web) Foundation on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the invention of the web, has proffered solutions to what he identified

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UNESCO Calls for Submission of Photographs on Safety of Journalists, Impunity Issues

UNESCO Calls for Submission of Photographs on Safety of Journalists, Impunity Issues Updated

🕔15:42, 17.Mar 2017

UNESCO invites professional photographers across the globe to submit samples of their best photographs that illustrate journalists carrying out their job and in particular on the issues of the safety of journalists and impunity for crimes against them. The global

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee Proffers Solutions to Three Identified ‘Big Threats’ to the Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee Proffers Solutions to Three Identified ‘Big Threats’ to the Web Updated

🕔14:30, 13.Mar 2017

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and founder of the World Wide Web (the Web) Foundation on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the invention of the web, has proffered solutions to what he identified

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AFEX Calls on Stakeholders to Ensure Women Journalists Practice in Safe Environment

AFEX Calls on Stakeholders to Ensure Women Journalists Practice in Safe Environment Updated

🕔13:41, 10.Mar 2017

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), on the occasion of the International Women’s Day (IWD), called  on governments and stakeholders across the continent to work together to ensure that women journalists and media professionals carry out their work in

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OGP to Hold Open Contracting 2017 Conference in Amsterdam

OGP to Hold Open Contracting 2017 Conference in Amsterdam Updated

🕔13:33, 10.Mar 2017

The Open Government Partnership will host the Open Contracting 2017 Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherland on November 28-29, 2017. The conference will focus on a number of issues including: What’s working, what isn’t and what to do about it; How

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Lawyers, CSOs Launch African Whistleblowers’ Initiative in Senegal

Lawyers, CSOs Launch African Whistleblowers’ Initiative in Senegal Updated

🕔13:25, 10.Mar 2017

Lawyers and human rights campaigners have launched the Platform for the Protection of Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF) in Senegal to provide a secure means of exposing wrongdoing on the continent. It will provide guidance from legal experts, secure submission of

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Delft University Launches Free Open Online Course on Open Government

Delft University Launches Free Open Online Course on Open Government Updated

🕔13:13, 10.Mar 2017

The Delft University of Technology is launching a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Open Government through the open edX online platform. The Delft University MOOC on Open Government is open to university students, professionals, government officials, policy advisers,

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Global Editors Network  Data Journalism Awards 2017 Competition Opens

Global Editors Network Data Journalism Awards 2017 Competition Opens Updated

🕔11:48, 10.Mar 2017

The Global Editors Network (GEN) is now accepting application for the 2017 edition of its Data Journalism Awards (DJAs) to reward outstanding work in data journalism worldwide. The competition seeks to celebrate examples of data-driven investigations, data-driven applications, and storytelling

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Moves to Set Standards for Regulating Free of Expresson initiated 

Moves to Set Standards for Regulating Free of Expresson initiated  Updated

🕔11:40, 10.Mar 2017

 The  United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) representative on Freedom of the Media, the Organization of American States (OAS) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and

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Journalist Ordered out of court by Magistrate

Journalist Ordered out of court by Magistrate Updated

🕔11:35, 10.Mar 2017

A presiding Magistrate, Mr. H. O Amos on March 3, 2017 ordered  Ms Onozure Dania, the Vanguard newspaper Judicial Correspondent,  out of  his court for not first obtaining his permission before covering proceedings in the court. Ms Dania was at the

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