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ECOWAS Court Fixes Judgment for June 8 in Suit Over Constitutionality of Provision in Cybercrimes Act

ECOWAS Court Fixes Judgment for June 8 in Suit Over Constitutionality of Provision in Cybercrimes Act Updated

🕔11:52, 21.Feb 2020

The Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Court) has fixed judgment for June 8, 2020 in a suit brought by the Laws and Rights Awareness Initiative, a non-government organization registered in Nigeria, against

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ICFJ Knight Fellowship Opens, Calls for Proposals Updated

🕔10:31, 21.Feb 2020

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking project proposals from news innovators for a one to two-year paid ICFJ Knight Fellowship. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking project proposals from news innovators for a one to two-year

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GroundTruth Migration Reporting Fellowship Opens

GroundTruth Migration Reporting Fellowship Opens Updated

🕔10:24, 21.Feb 2020

The GroundTruth Project is now accepting entries for its reporting fellowship covering a critical moment for global migration and resettlement. The fellowship is looking for story proposals that examine how the global migration crisis is unfolding at the local level

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Climate Tracker Investigative Reporting Scholarship Opens

Climate Tracker Investigative Reporting Scholarship Opens Updated

🕔10:03, 21.Feb 2020

Climate Tracker, in partnership with Hivos, is seeking to train six amazing African journalists to cover the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Forum coming up in Rwanda from May 26 to 28, 2020 through its Investigative Reporting Scholarships. The scholarship

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SEJ Reporting on the Environment Open, Accepting Entries

SEJ Reporting on the Environment Open, Accepting Entries Updated

🕔09:50, 21.Feb 2020

 The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) is now accepting entries for its 19th annual Awards for Reporting on the Environment to honour environmental journalism in 10 categories, bringing recognition to the most important stories on the planet. SEJ will give

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IWMF Adelante Fellowship Opens for Applications Updated

🕔09:47, 21.Feb 2020

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is now accepting applications from women in media around the world for its Latin America reporting initiative (Adelante) that seeks to reduce the gender gap in the region by giving women journalists the opportunities

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MRA Executive Director Asks CSOs to Fully Engage OGP Process in Nigeria Updated

🕔15:33, 20.Feb 2020

The Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr. Edetaen Ojo, has called on civil society organizations operating in states in the north-central geo-political zone of Nigeria to fully engage the Open Government Partnership (OGP) process as the country begins

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Boko Haram Islamist Sect Leader Warns Journalists, Threatens Others

Boko Haram Islamist Sect Leader Warns Journalists, Threatens Others Updated

🕔13:03, 20.Feb 2020

The Boko Haram Islamist sect leader,Abubakar Shekau, has warned journalists to be careful about their reporting of the sect’s activities and threatened to “deal” with Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, the Minister of Communications, for allegedly threatening to disrupt the activities

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FG Announces Approval of N7B to Support Nigeria’s Creative Industry

FG Announces Approval of N7B to Support Nigeria’s Creative Industry Updated

🕔12:57, 20.Feb 2020

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has announced that the Federal Government has approved a facility of about N7 billion to support the creative industry in content production, content distribution, the acquisition of production equipment,

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IPI Launches New Protocol to Assist Newsrooms Tackle Online Harassment

IPI Launches New Protocol to Assist Newsrooms Tackle Online Harassment Updated

🕔12:53, 20.Feb 2020

The International Press Institute (IPI)on February 13, 2020 launched a new protocol, drawn from best practices collected from experts and leading news outlets in Europe, to help newsrooms tackle online harassment and reduce the professional and emotional toll it can

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