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WAJA Launches 3-Year Gender Sensitive Reporting Training Project

WAJA Launches 3-Year Gender Sensitive Reporting Training Project

🕔14:07, 10.Jun 2014

The West African Journalists Association (WAJA), in May 2014 launched a three year gender sensitive reporting project titled ‘Women Reporting Women’.  The project which will end in December 2016 will target 32 journalists, mainly women to be trained as trainers

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ANCIR Holds Cross Examination Course for Investigative Reporters

ANCIR Holds Cross Examination Course for Investigative Reporters

🕔14:06, 10.Jun 2014

The African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) is organizing a two-day workshop titled Cross Examination Course for Investigative Reporters. The course aims to equip journalists in Ghana with the skills to determine whether an interview source is telling the

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FOC Adopts ‘Tallinn Agenda’ for Freedom Online

FOC Adopts ‘Tallinn Agenda’ for Freedom Online Updated

🕔07:19, 2.Jun 2014

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) has called on governments worldwide to promote transparency and independent, effective domestic oversight related to electronic surveillance and restrictions on online content. The call is contained the “Recommendations for Freedom Online”, adopted by consensus on

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NSA’s Office Hosts Cybersecurity Forum in Lagos in June 2014

NSA’s Office Hosts Cybersecurity Forum in Lagos in June 2014

🕔07:09, 2.Jun 2014

The Office of the National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan is convening a two-day National Cyber-security Forum in Lagos on June 18 and 19, 2014 to seek stakeholders input into the proposed National Cyber-security Policy framework. The Forum, which

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US State Department, AU Commission Host Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop for African Leaders

US State Department, AU Commission Host Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop for African Leaders Updated

🕔16:44, 30.May 2014

The United States Department of State, in collaboration with the African Union Commission will from June 4 to 6, 2014 host a Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop for key African leaders in Gaborone, Botswana. The fourth in a series of Sub-Saharan

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South Africa Hosts 2014 AMLF

South Africa Hosts 2014 AMLF Updated

🕔15:51, 30.May 2014

The 7th African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) will be held in South Africa from November 6 to 8, 2014. The theme of this year’s forum is: “Turning the Page on Hate Speech – The Role of the Media”. According to

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NETmundial Adopts Roadmap on the Future of Internet Governance

NETmundial Adopts Roadmap on the Future of Internet Governance Updated

🕔15:49, 30.May 2014

The Global Multi-Stakeholder Conference on the Future of Internet Governance (NETmundial) has adopted a non-binding statement that lays out a roadmap for Internet governance for the world. Held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on April 16 and 17, 2014, the NETmundial

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SERAP Holds Seminar on the Role of Lawyers, Judges in FOI Implementation

SERAP Holds Seminar on the Role of Lawyers, Judges in FOI Implementation

🕔15:46, 30.May 2014

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in collaboration with MacArthur Foundation will host the Nigeria Justice Sector to a one-day seminar on the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and its implementation. The seminar which will be held in Lagos

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Nigeria to Host 3rd African Internet Governance Forum

Nigeria to Host 3rd African Internet Governance Forum

🕔15:45, 30.May 2014

The third African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) will take place in Abuja, Nigeria from July 10 to 12, 2014. According to the Secretariat of AfIGF at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Forum will discuss critical issues

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PIN Holds Cybercrime Panel During AITEC Africa Conference July 2014

PIN Holds Cybercrime Panel During AITEC Africa Conference July 2014 Updated

🕔15:43, 30.May 2014

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) will convene a panel discussion on Cybercrime at the AITEC Africa Conference in July 2014. The panel aims to discuss the Cybercrime Bill 2013; its timing, the controversies surrounding it and what should really be done

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