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Reference Group Constituted to Oversee Revision of Declaration on Freedom of Expression Principles in Africa

Reference Group Constituted to Oversee Revision of Declaration on Freedom of Expression Principles in Africa Updated

🕔10:10, 31.May 2018

A Reference Group made up civil society organizations from across Africa has been constituted to lead the process of revising the Declaration of Principles on Freedom of Expression in Africa under the direction and guidance of Special Rapporteur on Freedom

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IPC Lagos Trains Monitors for Media Coverage of the Electoral Processes and the 2019 Elections

IPC Lagos Trains Monitors for Media Coverage of the Electoral Processes and the 2019 Elections Updated

🕔12:16, 16.May 2018

The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos has conducted a week-long training programme for media monitors and other project personnel to implement its project on the monitoring of media performance in the coverage of the electoral processes ahead of the 2019

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Delta, Gombe, 6 Other States to Switch Over to Digital TV Broadcasting in 2018, Says NBC Updated

🕔12:04, 16.May 2018

As Nigeria continues to implement its Digital Switch Over (DSO) commitment, the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr Is’haq Modibbo Kawu has announced that eight states of the federation will switch over to digital television broadcasting before

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Free Expression Special Rapporteurs Release 2018 Joint Declaration

Free Expression Special Rapporteurs Release 2018 Joint Declaration Updated

🕔11:49, 16.May 2018

The four international Special Rapporteurs on freedom of expression have released their “2018 Joint Declaration on Media Independence and Diversity in the Digital Age” ahead of the World Press Freedom Day celebration on May 3, 2018. David Kaye, the United

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Applications Now Open for 2018 ITM’s Journalist -In-Residence Programme

Applications Now Open for 2018 ITM’s Journalist -In-Residence Programme Updated

🕔10:48, 16.May 2018

The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), based in Antwerp, Belgium, is now accepting applications for the fifth edition of its Journalist-in-Residence programme. The Journalist-in-Residence programme offers a unique opportunity for reporters, producers, and editors to work on an exciting project

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MFWA Calls for Entries for Second Edition of Regional Media Awards Updated

🕔10:34, 16.May 2018

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is calling for entries for the second edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA) which is slated for October 12 and 13, 2018 in Accra, Ghana. The Awards Ceremony

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Accra Declaration Emerges from 2018 WPFD Celebrations Updated

🕔10:30, 16.May 2018

On May 3, 2018, the Accra Declaration “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and the Rule of Law” was adopted by acclamation at the close of the 25th global commemoration of World Press Freedom Day which took place in Accra,

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NUJ Confers ‘Defender of Press Freedom Award’ on MRA’s Executive Director

NUJ Confers ‘Defender of Press Freedom Award’ on MRA’s Executive Director Updated

🕔22:08, 15.May 2018

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has conferred its “Defender of Press Freedom Award” on the Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr. Edetaen Ojo, noting that he “has spent nearly all of his professional life, spanning a period

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MRA Submits Shadow Report to Nigeria’s Country Report to the ACHPR Updated

🕔20:08, 15.May 2018

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) in March submitted a shadow report to Nigeria’s sixth periodic country report to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights for 2015 to 2016 on the implementation of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’

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Participants at International Conference Issue Declaration to Advance Women’s Right of Access to Information

Participants at International Conference Issue Declaration to Advance Women’s Right of Access to Information Updated

🕔20:04, 15.May 2018

Participants at The Carter Center international conference on women and the right of access to information; held under the theme “Inform Women, Transform Lives” on February 14 and 15, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States have formally issued

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