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ARTICLE 19 to Convene Experts’ Meeting on Freedom of Expression, Privacy

ARTICLE 19 to Convene Experts’ Meeting on Freedom of Expression, Privacy Updated

🕔11:16, 29.Feb 2016

ARTICLE 19, the Global Campaign for Free Expression, is organising a meeting of experts on Freedom of Expression and Privacy which is scheduled to hold on March 28 and 29, 2016. The meeting will bring together experts on digital rights

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GPD Announces Advisory Board for Cyber Capacity Building Programme

GPD Announces Advisory Board for Cyber Capacity Building Programme

🕔08:45, 29.Feb 2016

Global Partners Digital (GPD) has announced a 12-member Advisory Board that would oversee its Cyber Capacity Building programme. Members of the Board were selected based on expertise in the field of cyber policy, training and advocacy experience, geographic and gender

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Entries Open for WSCIJ Investigative Reporting Award

Entries Open for WSCIJ Investigative Reporting Award

🕔14:06, 21.Oct 2015

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is now accepting submissions for its tenth annual Awards for Investigative Reporting. The annual event will honour works that involve reporting on public and or corporate corruption, human rights abuses or on

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Leiden University Seeks PhD candidate in ERC StG project

Leiden University Seeks PhD candidate in ERC StG project

🕔15:14, 19.Oct 2015

The Faculty of Humanities, Institute for Philosophy at Leiden University, Netherlands is seeking a PhD candidate in the European Research Council Starting Grant Project titled “Democratic Secrecy: A Philosophical Study of the Role of Secrecy in Democratic Governance”. The successful

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Nigerians Top CNN/ Multichoice African Journalist Awards Nomination

Nigerians Top CNN/ Multichoice African Journalist Awards Nomination

🕔14:14, 19.Oct 2015

Five Nigerians has been nominated for the CNN/Multichoice African Journalist of the year Awards to be presented in a ceremony in October 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. The nominees from Nigeria are Femi Asu, Punch Newspaper; Adewale Olugbenga Emosu, tribuneonlineng.com; Ibanga

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AMI and Kenya Government to Co-host Reporting Africa Conference in 2016

AMI and Kenya Government to Co-host Reporting Africa Conference in 2016 Updated

🕔13:41, 19.Oct 2015

The African Media Initiative and the Kenyan Ministry of Information and Communications has concluded arrangements to co-host the ”Reporting Africa” conference in Kenya to discuss how Africa is covered by regional and global media. The 2016 conference will bring together

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AMI partners with DW-Akademie to Launch African Stories Programme

AMI partners with DW-Akademie to Launch African Stories Programme

🕔13:32, 19.Oct 2015

African Media Initiative in partnership with Deustche Welle Akademie (DW-Akademie) has announced that a new platform which will enable the sharing of high quality PanAfrican TV content between regional and global media organizations is set to be launched as part

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AFIC Report Evaluates Access to Information in 15 African Countries

AFIC Report Evaluates Access to Information in 15 African Countries

🕔19:12, 16.Oct 2015

The Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) based in Kampala, Uganda has released a 124-page report that evaluates the right of access to information in 15 African countries. The report also touches on challenges to implementing laws that exist and

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Reports Say Nigerian Public Institutions Spurn their FOI Obligations

Reports Say Nigerian Public Institutions Spurn their FOI Obligations Updated

🕔18:35, 16.Oct 2015

Reports from two different research surveys carried out by the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) and Right to Know (R2K) Nigeria show that Nigerian public institutions have failed to comply with their obligations set out in the Freedom of

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Blogger Arrested, Detained and Docked for Arraigned Criminal Libel

Blogger Arrested, Detained and Docked for Arraigned Criminal Libel Updated

🕔15:11, 16.Oct 2015

A blogger and social media activist, Mr. Emmanuel Ojo, was arrested on September 26, 2015 at Ibara area of Abeokuta, Ogun State and detained at the Police Command’s headquarters, Eleweran in Abeokuta where the police questioned him. Emmanuel who was

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