UNESCO Launches Two New Global Reports

8 may, 2018 / By Government of Ghana Two new Global Reports by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) —World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development: 2017/2018 Global Report and Re|Shaping Cultural Policies have been launched in Accra. The two Global Reports were outdoored as part of activities marking this year’s World Press…

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South Sudan Commemorates World Press Freedom Day

May 4, 2016 / By Jok P Mayom, Gurtong South Sudan on Tuesday joined the rest of the world in marking the World Press Freedom Day under the theme “Access to information and fundamental freedoms” with calls to protect journalists. The celebration held at Nyakuron Cultural Centre and attended by media houses in Juba was organized…

NMC Jabs Gov’t Over RTI Bill

2 May, 2016 / By http://news.peacefmonline.com/ Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), Mr. Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng, has expressed disquiet about the long delay of the passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill. Although he noted Ghana has come far in its quest for freedom of expression, he said the absence of a relevant and specific…

Myanmar and World Press Freedom Day

2 May, 2016 / By Mizzima.com On the face of it, Myanmar appears to have turned the page on locking up journalists. One of the first acts of the new Aung San Suu Kyi-Htin Kyaw government was to free several journalists who had been locked up during the tenure of President Thein Sein’s government. But…

The state of media freedom in Africa

26 April, 2016 / By Bizcommunity  Over 40 journalists and media experts have assessed the state of media freedom and expression, access to information and media pluralism and diversity in sub-Saharan Africa – providing all articles for publication to all media at no charge on World Press Freedom Day. The Media Institute of Southern Africa…