Media urged to give female politicians more coverage

-By Tobi Oyetunde- Nigerian journalists have been encouraged to give women in politics more coverage in their daily reportage. The call was made by stakeholders in a media roundtable put together by International Press Centre (IPC), Humanity Family Foundation for Peace and Development (HUFFPED) and West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) with the support of … Continue reading Media urged to give female politicians more coverage

Embrace ethno-religious tolerance, U.S. Ambassador urges Nigerians

=By Funmi Falobi= U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel Brownback, has urged Nigerian political office holders, representatives of civil society and religious leaders to avoid amplifying ethno-religious tension in the country and to focus on peace building.  At a one-day national youth dialogue on ethno-religious tolerance, organised by the U.S Consulate General Lagos, in … Continue reading Embrace ethno-religious tolerance, U.S. Ambassador urges Nigerians

MRA, KICTANet launch AU Guide for Human Rights Defenders

=By Funmi Falobi= Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) have launched "The African Union: a guide for human rights defenders in the digital age", an advocacy tool designed to enhance civil society engagement with the African Union system on digital policy issues. In a joint statement, the two organizations hinged the … Continue reading MRA, KICTANet launch AU Guide for Human Rights Defenders