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01.10.2014

AFIC Launches State of Right to Information in Africa 2014 Report

As information activists around the world celebrate the right to information day on 28 September, Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) together with its members is pleased to launch the first issue of the State of the...[more]


26.09.2014

APAI Working Group Asks AU, UNESCO to Proclaim September 28 Right to Information Day

Windhoek, Namibia, 26 September 2014: As information activists around the world celebrate the right to information on 28 September, the African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) reiterates its call to UNESCO and the...[more]


25.09.2014

Zambia: Improving ICT Access for the Blind

THE global community has reached a consensus that many countries will not achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 because the physically challenged and other minority groups were not included in development...[more]


23.09.2014

African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms gets heads-up at SAIGF

The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms received wide-scale validation last week, with a further recommendation by the just-concluded 3rd Southern African Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF) that it be endorsed by...[more]


23.09.2014

Malawi: Access to Information Bill Not Ready for Parliament

Lilongwe, September 16: The Access to Information Bill which if passed into law will ensure that every person has the right of access to information which is under the control of a public authority will not be presented to...[more]


15.09.2014

Long Awaited Media Bills Signed

The long awaited South Sudan Media Bills were signed yesterday President of the Republic Salva Kiir Mayardit, an official in the office of the president told journalists in a press conference in Juba.[more]


04.09.2014

African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms for Launch at 2014 IGF

The African Declaration Drafter's Group is pleased to present the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms which will be released on September 4 at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey, and on...[more]


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