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...
The United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, which were designed to “end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all.” These goals are intended to promote basic human needs and...
Intense discussions on fundamental questions regarding power structures and Internet policies were at the core of this year's Stockholm Internet Forum. Take a look at some of the key takeaways. default
ARTICLE 19 condemns the ongoing internet shutdown in Ethiopia that has paralyzed access to information and communication across the country since 30 May. This latest shutdown is broader than previous ones as it prevents both...
THE Namibia chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa yesterday placed the blame for the country's decline on Reporters Without Borders' latest World Press Freedom Index squarely at the feet of government.
Freedom of information is fundamental in any democracy, but nearly half of the world’s population has no access to freely-reported news and information.
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, fesmedia Africa invited journalists and media practitioners to an informal breakfast gathering with Mr. Ricardo Corredor.
The Working Group of the Campaign of an African Platform for Access to Information is a network of civil society organisations that are working on the promotion of access to information in Africa.
On 10 December 2016, International Human Rights Day, the African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) Working Group recommits itself to advocating for access to information in all spheres of life as part of its continued...
Education for All is vital for the empowerment of communities and helps break the cycle of poverty.
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