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27.03.2018

Access to Information in Africa on the Move: How far has Namibia Come?

The APAI Declaration, both endorsed in 2011 by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and adopted at the Pan African Conference on Access to Information, further promoted a movement for the advancement of information...[more]

Category: New(s) at fesmedia Africa

12.02.2018

Unity through Radio and Sports

Radio is a powerful information tool across the globe. It caters for the information needs of people in both rural and urban areas throughout the world. [more]

Category: New(s) at fesmedia Africa

05.02.2018

“Implementing Access to Information in Africa: Moving Forward Together”

The animated film “Implementing Access to Information in Africa: Moving Forward Together” offers a solid overview of the steps and actors necessary to ensure that an effective implementation of access to information legislation...[more]

Category: New(s) at fesmedia Africa

30.01.2018

World Report 2018

Our annual review of human rights around the globe[more]

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30.01.2018

Writing’s on the wall

Nobel prize-winning playwright and poet Wole Soyinka on how literature can help predict and prevent violent conflict[more]

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06.12.2017

DRC journalists arrested, tortured: media watchdog

Kananga - Four journalists and technicians of a Catholic radio station have been arrested and held by Democratic Republic of Congo state security forces, who have submitted them to "serious torture", press watchdog Journalists in...[more]

Category: New(s) at fesmedia Africa

04.12.2017

Ghana to host 2018 edition of World Press Freedom Day

UNESCO and the Government of Ghana will partner to organize the next, 25th global celebration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) in Accra, Ghana from 3 to 4 May 2018 on “Media, Justice and the Rule of law”. [more]

Category: New(s) at fesmedia Africa

19.09.2017

The Namibia Internet Governance Forum (NamIGF)

The Namibia Internet Governance Forum (NamIGF) is a multi-stakeholder forum that engages on issues related to Internet Governance (IG) on a national level, and how it intersects with IG developments at continental, and...[more]

Category: New(s) at fesmedia Africa

12.09.2017

Communication Strategies for Development and Social Change

fesmedia Africa, the Sub-Saharan media project of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, invited various experts and facilitators from different African Countries and Latin America to attend a “Workshop on Communication Strategies for...[more]

Category: New(s) at fesmedia Africa

23.08.2017

Journalists under duress: Internet shutdowns in Africa are stifling press freedom

The internet for journalism is now like the air you breathe,” said Befeqadu Hailu, an Ethiopian journalist and a member of the Zone 9 blogger collective who was arrested in April 2014 and charged with terrorism. “Without the...[more]

Category: New(s) at fesmedia Africa

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Friday, 02. November 2018
13:32 - Registration now open for free online course, “Civil Society and African Media Policy in the Digital Age”
The Wits LINK Centre and WitsX has opened registration for the first offering of the free, six-week, online course “Civil Society and African Media Policy in the Digital Age” which...