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22.08.2014

Mozambique's Parliamentary Assembly Approve ATI Bill

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is pleased to learn of the passing of Mozambique's access to information (ATI) law at its first reading before Parliament on 21 August. Although access to information is a...[more]


14.07.2014

Public participation for new draft declaration

February this year several organisations met together in Johannesburg, South Africa to develop a draft African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms.  These participants acknowledged that several important voices and...[more]


14.07.2014

Ghana split on RTI law

Ghana's Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho, the former Minister for Information and Media Relations, Hon. Mahama Ayariga, and some members of the Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs have stated that...[more]


14.07.2014

Liberia: Report on Women's Right to Information released

A report, "Women and the Right of Access to Information in Liberia" is said to be released by the Ministry of Gender and Development, the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism and the Women's NGO...[more]


20.06.2014

Zimbabwe: Access to information law among priority laws to be aligned with new constitution

Government has completed the first draft of 450 laws that need to be aligned with the new constitution as part of its efforts to avert a constitutional crisis. According   The Herald of 18 June 2014, AIPPA and the...[more]


13.06.2014

Southern Africa: SADC Defends Greater Access to Information on Climate Changes

Lilongwe — The need for greater access to information on climate changes and their negative impacts on the development of agriculture by farmers in SADC member countries was defended on Wednesday in Lilongwe, Malawi , by the...[more]


12.05.2014

Community Information Centres: Seeking ICT relevancy in rural Africa

Countries within and across the great African continent are still far behind in strategic utilisation and management of information. This is so because the provision of information services in Africa has been dispersed and...[more]


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