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The Open Society Initiative for West Africa, OSIWA is sponsoring a two-day workshop for Journalists in Guinea in collaboration with Guinea’s National Communication Council.
As tension mounts ahead of the November 8 presidential run off election, the Chaiman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) James Fromoyan has resigned.
WADR's Monrovia Correspondent William Selmah says Fromayan's resignation is apparently linked to an erroneous letter sent late Thursday in which the NEC mistakenly flipped results of the first round of voting in favor.
By William Selmah/WADR Correspondent
The Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) has warned that it will take “effective and appropriate action” against any GSM company found liable of monitoring subscribers’ lines.
Sierra Leone’s telecommunications infrastructure is being transformed with the landing on its shores of the the Fibre Optic Cable funded by the World Bank in the amount of US$31m.
Liberian Journalists at the end of a two-day national media conference
in Monrovia have pledged to work towards peace building and promote gender equity during and after the electoral process.
Media rights activists and other pro democracy groups are on Wednesday holding various activities across the world to mark the freedom of information day.
Women rights groups, gender activists and stakeholders from across West Africa on Monday gathered in the Ghanaian capital, Accra to discuss and push the effective link between women leaders, youth and the media in the ECOWAS sub-region.
The West Africa Democracy Radio (WADR), a trans-territorial, sub-regional broadcaster based in Dakar, has received a 2011 Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism at a ceremony held at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
A training of Journalists in anti corruption, good governance and investigative journalism is underway in the southern Sierra Leonean city of Bo.The theme of the three-day training being sponsored by the Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission is “The role of media in corruption control”.
Sierra Leone is well on the road to transforming its telecommunications infrastructure.