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12.10.2016

World Bank Official Agrees to Meet With ATI Community

A top World Bank official promised Oct. 7 to meet with representatives of the access to information community early in 2017 to discuss World Bank activities in the ATI area. The Bank remains committed to ATI, with regional and...[more]


28.09.2016

Congratulations on the first official INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO INFORMATION

The African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) Working Group would like to officially thank all government partners, civil society members, and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)...[more]


22.09.2016

APAI Facebook Page

We have created a Facebook Page for the campaign. We will be sharing stories, updates, articles, films and more. Find us under APAI - African Platform on Access to Information.[more]


20.09.2016

Accessing Information in Africa: It's Your Right!

Access to information is increasingly recognised as a prerequisite for transparency and accountability of governments, as a means of safeguarding citizens against mismanagement and corruption, and facilitating people's ability to...[more]


17.09.2016

Namibia hosts a debut meeting to mark #AccessToInfoDay

Windhoek, capital of Namibia, was the site last week for the world's first-ever commemoration of the new International Day for Universal Access to Information (UDUAI) which falls on 28 September. A vibrant meeting convened in the...[more]


08.09.2016

Tanzania: Long Awaited Information Bill Sails Through

National Assembly yesterday passed the long-awaited access to information bill, 2016, with the government describing it as a fresh law to improve accountability and transparency in the country. The bill which had been during...[more]


02.09.2016

Kenya: New dawn for transparency as Access to Information law is passed

PRESS RELEASE ARTICLE 19 welcomes the assent into law of the Access to Information Act 2015. President Uhuru Kenyatta assented to the Bill on 31 August 2016. Kenya is the 19th country on the African continent to pass an...[more]


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