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2015 IFEX General Meeting, Strategy Conference to Hold in Trinidad and Tobago on October 5 to 8

2015 IFEX General Meeting, Strategy Conference to Hold in Trinidad and Tobago on October 5 to 8 Updated

🕔05:41, 18.Sep 2015

The 2015 General Meeting and Strategy Conference of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) will take place in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from October 5 to 8 The IFEX Strategy Conference is the largest global gathering of

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MRA to Host Session on African Internet Rights Declaration at IFEX General Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago

MRA to Host Session on African Internet Rights Declaration at IFEX General Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago Updated

🕔05:34, 18.Sep 2015

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) will host a session on the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms at this year’s General Meeting and Strategy Conference of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) taking place from October 5 to 8,

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Oak Institute Accepting Applications for 2016 Human Rights Fellowship

Oak Institute Accepting Applications for 2016 Human Rights Fellowship Updated

🕔05:26, 18.Sep 2015

The Oak Institute for the Study of International Human Rights at Colby College in Maine is now accepting applications for the 2016 Oak Human Rights Fellowship. The Oak Human Rights Fellowship is designed to provide a respite for human rights

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ITU Telcom World 2015 to Hold in Budapest

ITU Telcom World 2015 to Hold in Budapest Updated

🕔11:23, 11.Sep 2015

The ITU Telcom World 2015, a global ICT innovation event for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), corporate bodies and governments, is scheduled to hold in Budapest, Hungary, from October 12 to 15, 2015. Influential participants from governments and industries all

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UN, ACHPR Experts, CSOs Seek to Intervene in Criminal Defamation Case

UN, ACHPR Experts, CSOs Seek to Intervene in Criminal Defamation Case Updated

🕔10:29, 11.Sep 2015

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, Prof David Kaye; the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, Advocate Pansy Tlakula, as well

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Fund for Investigative Journalism Accepting Applications for Reporting Grants

Fund for Investigative Journalism Accepting Applications for Reporting Grants Updated

🕔12:42, 7.Sep 2015

The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is calling on investigative journalists from all over the world to apply for reporting grants. The FIJ’s Board of Directors which will select successful application will look out for stories that break new ground

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NED Calls for Applications for Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship

NED Calls for Applications for Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship Updated

🕔12:11, 7.Sep 2015

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is inviting democracy activists, human rights advocates, journalists, and others who work on the frontlines of building democracy in emerging and aspiring democracies as well as scholars, professors, and established writers worldwide who wish

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Quartz Africa Seeks Writer/Editor, Freelancers for Nigeria

Quartz Africa Seeks Writer/Editor, Freelancers for Nigeria Updated

🕔09:39, 7.Sep 2015

Quartz Africa, a business news outlet focused on African innovation, is accepting applications from suitably qualified and experienced writers/editors for a full-time role in Lagos as well as freelancers to be based in Nigeria. Journalists with experience in business and

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Ethiopia Releases Five Journalists Detained on Terrorism Charges

Ethiopia Releases Five Journalists Detained on Terrorism Charges Updated

🕔08:14, 7.Sep 2015

The Ethiopian authorities have released two bloggers and three journalists arrested and detained on terrorism-related charges since April 2014. The release came barely two weeks to US president, Barack Obama’s, planned visit to the country and few days before the

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NBC Holds Orientation Workshop for Newly Licensed Community Radio Stations

NBC Holds Orientation Workshop for Newly Licensed Community Radio Stations Updated

🕔05:03, 7.Sep 2015

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has held a Community Radio Orientation Workshop for representatives of 17 communities which were recently granted community radio licences. Congratulating the newly licensed community radio broadcasting operators, Mr. Emeka Mba, the NBC Director General in

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