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  2. A new advisory report published today by the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom chaired by Lord Neuberger and Amal Clooney finds that journalists face unprecedented risks to their safety and makes a number of key recommendations to States, including the introduction of an emergency visa for journalists at risk. The publication of the report – Providing Safe Refuge for Journalists at Risk – is marked by a virtual launch event on 23 November 2020 at the International Bar Association’s (Virtually Togeth
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  4. Event: 25 November 2020, 14:00 EAT Are you a journalist or do you work in public health and are interested in improving the role of Science Journalism in public health in Africa? SciDev.Net is inviting you to a live webinar: The COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons for Science Journalism in Africa. This webinar, lasting approximately 1 hour 30 minutes, will cover: • Lessons for the acquisition, verification and dissemination of reliable information; • Lessons for effective interaction between scientists and journalists; and • Lessons for the training and capacity building of science jour
  5. shutterstock When was the last time you told a lie? If you can’t remember, I’ll give you a clue. Chances are it was sometime today – based on the fact research shows the average person lies at least once a day. The point of most lies or false claims seems reasonably straightforward: to deceive others (or oneself) into believing what’s false is true. But there is one puzzling (and often misunderstood) type of lie that doesn’t seem to follow this logic. This is what I call the “lousy lie”. These are the types of lies or false truths that seem so obviously implausible that they don’t seem de
  6. Country: Kenya Organization: Catholic Relief Services Closing date: 4 Dec 2020 One Year Fixed Term Contract About CRS Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and
  7. Country: Kenya Organization: Kakenya’s Dream Closing date: 11 Dec 2020 Kakenya’s Dream seeks to empower and motivate young girls through education to become agents of change and to break the cycle destructive cultural practices in Kenya, such as female genital mutilation and early forced marriage. These future leaders will improve their community, their nation, and the world. We challenge ourselves to come up with the best educational system for young African girls and we promise to share our models with others.
  8. Country: Kenya Organization: Kakenya’s Dream Closing date: 11 Dec 2020 Kakenya’s Dream seeks to empower and motivate young girls through education to become agents of change and to break the cycle destructive cultural practices in Kenya, such as female genital mutilation and early forced marriage. These future leaders will improve their community, their nation, and the world. We challenge ourselves to come up with the best educational system for young African girls and we promise to share our models with others.
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  10. Country: Kenya Organization: FilmAid International Closing date: 27 Nov 2020 About FilmAid FilmAid Kenya (FilmAid) is a development and humanitarian organization that harnesses the power and influence of film, media, and the arts to respond to displaced communities in need as well as promote social change. Using a participatory community-based approach, FilmAid provides displaced people with actionable information about their rights, their safety, their health, and their future. Using compelling video, radio, pri
  11. Country: South Sudan Organization: International Organization for Migration Closing date: 27 Nov 2020 Background: The population in South Sudan is approximately 12 million and according to WHO approximate at least 15% of this population are persons with disabilities, this roughly adds up to at least 1.8 million persons with disabilities of varying categories and severity. Children make up at least 54% of the population in South Sudan if we apply the same rationale among the 1.8million persons with disabilities, a
  12. Full jobs description here Senior Journalist BBC Yoruba (Social media).pdf
  13. Job Introduction BBC Yoruba is part of the British Broadcasting Corporation, the world’s largest public broadcaster. In Africa, the BBC reaches a weekly audience of more than 90 million people on Radio, TV, Digital, Mobile and Social Media. We currently broadcast to Africa in English, Yoruba, Igbo, Pidgin, Hausa, French, Somali, Swahili, Kinyarwanda/Kirundi, Kiswahili and Arabic. BBC Yoruba produces a wide range of audio (BBC minute) and digital content with an emphasis on local, regional and international current affairs. Our coverage includes breaking news, sports, arts, healt
  14. Country: Senegal Organization: SOS Children's Villages International Closing date: 4 Dec 2020 SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation, we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of
  15. Nairobi, November 19, 2020 – The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about the conviction of Maxence Melo, founder of the Tanzanian online discussion platform Jamii Forums, on charges of obstruction. On November 17, the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court acquitted Melo on charges of operating a website that was not registered in Tanzania, but convicted him of obstructing police investigations by failing to disclose the personal data of whistleblowers who used his platform, according to news reports, Jamii Forums, and Melo’s lawyer, Ben Ishabakaki, who spoke to CPJ via
  16. Country: Zimbabwe Organization: UNOPS Closing date: 1 Dec 2020 Background Information - Job-specific The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is the operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and Uni
  17. Country: Niger Organization: Plan International Closing date: 30 Nov 2020 Context Over the past five years, complex and rapidly escalating crises have caused an unprecedented need for humanitarian assistance in Niger. Attacks, kidnapping by terrorists and other armed groups coupled with internal conflicts along the frontiers with Mali, Burkina Faso and Nigeria have led to the death of hundreds of civilians and paramilitary and over 60,000 internally displaced persons (IDP). Since 2017 the same attacks in neighbor
  18. Country: Senegal Organization: ONG RAES Closing date: 10 Dec 2020 Présentation du RAES Créée en 2004, RAES est une ONG sénégalaise qui travaille avec les populations africaines pour faire face aux grands enjeux sociaux du continent. RAES forme et accompagne les partenaires locaux afin que chacun puisse s'informer, se mobiliser et agir sur l'avenir individuellement et collectivement, en conduisant: Des activités de production de contenus d'éducation, de sensibilisation et de plaidoyer (télévision, radio, éditio
  19. Country: Senegal Organization: ONG RAES Closing date: 27 Nov 2020 Véritable addict des réseaux sociaux, responsable des réseaux sociaux chevronné · e, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok ou Snapchat n'ont aucun secret pour vous? Google analytics, Trello et Hootsuite sont vos meilleurs amis? Vous êtes avant tout un passionné · e des médias et du divertissement: séries, podcasts, histoires, vidéos insta ou facebook, vous passez le plus clair de votre temps libre à consulter des contenus sur le web? Sensible à la cause
  20. Country: Kenya Organization: African Population and Health Research Center Closing date: 30 Nov 2020 The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led and Africa-based international research institute engaged in multidisciplinary, evidence-informed policy research. Our researchers are contributing to the body of evidence about the critical issues in population health and wellbeing impeding Africa’s development in order to provide strong direction and recommendations to policy- and decision
  21. This just came in from Africa No Filter: We are now accepting applications for a range of grants for creatives and storytellers, and we need your help to share these callouts widely so we can reach emerging new African talent. We want to support creative practitioners, hubs, organisations and initiatives that understand the importance of nuanced, progressive, creative and innovative storytelling about Africa to shift stereotypical narratives. Narrative matters. It shapes perceptions about the continent and its people and it’s time for us to present a different perspective …so it’s
  22. New York, November 17, 2020 — Authorities in Ivory Coast should drop their investigation into journalist Yao Alex Hallane Clément, and cease intimidating and harassing members of the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On November 3, police officers arrested Yao, a reporter with the privately owned PDCI 24 TV broadcaster, along with at least 20 other people at the home of opposition leader and former President Henri Konan Bédié in Abidjan, the capital, and held him until November 10, according to the journalist, who spoke to CPJ in a phone interview, as well as statemen
  23. Organization: UNOPS Closing date: 20 Nov 2020 Duration: 40 days per year (between 01 December 2020 to 30 June 2024) Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Summary of key responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the Senior Project Manager, the Communications Specialist tasks will consist of various communications tasks and projects with the donor and the grantees: Work on the drafting of the communications strategy according to the EU Communication and Visibility Requirements for EU External Actions;
  24. Country: Djibouti Organization: UNOPS Closing date: 25 Nov 2020 Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Summary of key responsibilities: The Communication Officer shall perform, among other things, the following duties and responsibilities: Strategic Communications Support the development, implementation, and management of a communication, advocacy and branding action plan for PMU to strengthen communication in support of the PMU strategic goals; Provide support to the PMU to boost its visibilit
  25. Country: Somalia Organization: UNOPS Closing date: 1 Dec 2020 Communications Senior Officer - Digital and Content Job categoriesCommunications Vacancy codeVA/2020/B5001/20749 LevelICS-9 Department/officeNYSC, Peace and Security Cluster Duty stationMogadishu, Somalia Contract typeInternational ICA Contract levelIICA-1 DurationOngoing contract (Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance) Application period17-Nov-2020 to 01-Dec-2020 Applic
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  27. Package Description 12 month fixed term contract. Local terms and conditions apply. Role based in Kampala, Uganda Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Uganda Job Introduction The BBC World Service remains the leading international broadcaster in Africa, reaching a weekly audience of more than 100 million across all platforms and social media. Africa’s media landscape is one of the fastest developing news markets in the world with mobile technology transforming lives, internet connectivit
  28. Organization: ILGA World Closing date: 10 Dec 2020 This is an exciting opportunity to join ILGA World, the global LGBTI membership-based organisation with more than 1,600 member organisations in over 160 countries. Anyone with dedication to - and experience in regard to – human rights of and social justice for persons of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and sex characteristics who meets the requirements set out in the application form is welcome to apply. The internship is a great opportunity f
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