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UNESCO Releases Report on World Trends in Free Expression, Media Development

UNESCO Releases Report on World Trends in Free Expression, Media Development Updated

🕔13:17, 20.Aug 2014

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) last month unveiled its report on “World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development”. The report was released at a special event in New York with Irina Bokova, Director General of

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CLD, Global Partners Digital Launch Report on Digital Surveillance

CLD, Global Partners Digital Launch Report on Digital Surveillance Updated

🕔12:34, 20.Aug 2014

The Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) in Canada and the United Kingdom-based Global Partners Digital are launching a new publication titled ‘Travel Guide to the Digital World: Surveillance and International Standards’. The objective of the publication is to help Internet

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IFJ Publishes Report on Journalists and Media Staff Killed in 2013

IFJ Publishes Report on Journalists and Media Staff Killed in 2013 Updated

🕔12:47, 28.Mar 2014

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has published its full report on the number of journalists and media staff killed across the globe in 2013. Titled “In Mortal Danger: Journalist & Media Staff Killed in 2013“,the report released on February

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Africa Regional Conference on Freedom Of Information Implementation Strategy Statement

Africa Regional Conference on Freedom Of Information Implementation Strategy Statement Updated

🕔15:59, 24.Mar 2014

A two-day Africa Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Implementation bringing together over 100 state and non-state actors from Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, was held in Abuja, Nigeria. The conference discussed

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UNESCO Launches ‘Climate Change In Africa: A Guidebook For Journalists’

UNESCO Launches ‘Climate Change In Africa: A Guidebook For Journalists’ Updated

🕔08:12, 20.Feb 2014

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published a climate change guidebook for African journalists to help them in their reporting on climatic issues in Africa. The guidebook entitled ‘Climate Change in Africa: A Guidebook for Journalists’ was

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TI Calls for Researchers on 2015 Anti-Corruption Index

TI Calls for Researchers on 2015 Anti-Corruption Index Updated

🕔07:09, 20.Feb 2014

Transparency International’s (TI) Defence and Security Programme is seeking researchers for its 2015 Government Defence Anti-Corruption Index (GI). The researchers will undertake six to eight days research into the corruption risk in national defence and security establishments of one or

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IFEX Members in Africa Form Regional Network

IFEX Members in Africa Form Regional Network Updated

🕔10:45, 9.Jan 2014

Freedom of expression organizations in Africa that are members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) last month decided to establish a regional network to be known as the African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX). The decision to establish

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Judge Rules that FOI Act is of General Application to all tiers of Government, their Officials, Agencies and Institutions

Judge Rules that FOI Act is of General Application to all tiers of Government, their Officials, Agencies and Institutions Updated

🕔14:38, 18.Dec 2013

In the High Court of Justice Oyo State of Nigeria In the Ibadan Judicial Division Holden at Ibadan Before the Honourable Justice S. A. Akinteye, Judge Thursday, the 31st Day of October, 2013 Court No. 54 Suit No. M/332/12 Between:

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NCAA Refuses to Disclose Procurement Records for Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars to MRA, PPDC

NCAA Refuses to Disclose Procurement Records for Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars to MRA, PPDC Updated

🕔11:37, 18.Dec 2013

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said in November that it would not release the procurement records for the purchase of two controversial bullet proof cars in response to a Freedom of Information request for them because releasing them would

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Groups  Seek Incorporation of FOI into Journalism Curriculum

Groups Seek Incorporation of FOI into Journalism Curriculum Updated

🕔15:35, 17.Dec 2013

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC) in partnership with the National Universities Commission (NUC), the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) have called for the incorporation of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act into

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