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03.12.2014

MISA welcomes UNHCR recommendation to Angola to amend and implement its national access to information law

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR), through a draft report from its Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), has called on the government of the Republic of Angola to amend and strengthen the national...[more]


02.12.2014

South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal orders release of environmental records

In a hard-hitting judgement handed down on 26 November 2014, the Supreme Court of Appeal ordered ArcelorMittal South Africa Ltd (AMSA) to release various environmental records to the Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance (VEJA),...[more]


02.12.2014

Mozambique’s Parliamentary Assembly passes final Access to Information Bill

1 DECEMBER 2014, WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is pleased to learn that on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 the Mozambican Parliament passed an access to information (ATI) Bill. The Bill passed...[more]


27.11.2014

AFIC Welcomes UN Human Rights Council Recommendation to Angola to Amend and Implement Freedom of Information Law

Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) welcomes United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR) draft recommendations No. 134 (40, 47, 56, 64 and 126) on the urgent need for the Government of Angola to...[more]


19.10.2014

Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding demands West Point Shooting Report

Monrovia 15th October 2014: The  Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding, (CEMESP) has  complained the offices of  Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia for denying it access to the West Point shooting...[more]


05.10.2014

Namibia: Government Secrecy in an Information Age Report & Children’s Declaration on ATI launched

Namibia once again made history in the field of freedom of expression when a Children’s Declaration on Access to Information (ATI), the first of its kind, was launched at an event which also awarded the Golden Key to the...[more]


02.10.2014

Senegal: ARTICLE 19 publishes report on access to information in the fight against Fistula

On Right to Know Day, September 28th, ARTICLE 19 published a study on access to information in the fight against obstetric fistula in Tambacounda, South eastern region of Senegal, and called on the authorities to adopt a law on...[more]


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