2012-03-12 10:59:37Disappointing Vote By Unesco On Obiang Prize[IFEX]
A split vote by UNESCO's Executive Board to approve a prize sponsored by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea puts the president's interests above UNESCO's basic principles of human rights and good governance, seven civil society groups said today. The March 8, 2012 decision by a commission of the board to change the controversial award's name and press UNESCO's Director General Irina Bokova to implement it is due to be formally adopted in a plenary session today.
Friday, 12-19-14, 16:24EALA Plenary Sitting Tomorrow[PR Newswire]Arusha, Tanzania -Pursuant to provisions of its Rules of Procedure, the EALA will have a one-day sitting in its Chambers in Arusha on Wednesday, 17th December, 2014.
Friday, 12-19-14, 15:36'I Will Contest in the Forthcoming GPU Congress'[The Point]As media practitioners in The Gambia brace up for the forthcoming congress of the Gambia Press Union (GPU), which is slated to take place on Saturday 20 December 2014, The Point caught up with the current president of the union, Emil Touray.