Category Archives: Information

2013 World Press Freedom Index: Dashed Hopes After Spring

2013 World Press Freedom Map Reporters Without Borders. After the “Arab springs” and other protest movements that prompted many rises and falls in last year’s index, the 2013 Reporters Without…

Freedom of the Press 2012 – Freedom House

Freedom of the Press 2012 Breakthroughs and Pushback in the Middle East The year 2011 featured precarious but potentially far-reaching gains for media freedom in the Middle East and North…

Freedom in the World 2013 – Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa 50 countries & territories. 901 million people. 13% free. PRESS: 5% free Despite being home to several of the world’s worst performing countries in terms of respect for human rights, the region saw…

Are you allowed to read this? Freedom of Expression

Africa in Fact, March 2013. Good Governance Africa. Freedom of expression is under siege in most of Africa. In 2012, only 5 out of 55 African countries had a free press,…

Revenue Watch Institute’s Work in Guinea

Revenue Watch has advised the Government of Guinea since early 2011 on various elements of its mining sector reform. RWI was one of several advisors to the Ministry of Mines…

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Where Does Africa Stand on Budget Transparency?

BudgIT, a civil society organization based in Lagos, Nigeria, created “A Window on Africa,” an infographic that visualizes the scores of the 30 sub-Saharan and North African countries covered in…

African Leadership Network CEO, Fred Swaniker, Discusses The Continent’s New Generation Leaders On CNBC

A network of new generation African leaders, with a membership of over 600 business leaders from 40 African countries, has met in Johannesburg to discuss its planned activities. Joining ABN’s Hannah…

Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship – African Leadership Network

Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship – African Leadership Network ALN has hosted the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) since 2012. Dubbed the ‘Oscars of Entrepreneurship in Africa’, this prestigious awards program…

PWYP: Mobilising natural resource revenues for development

Governance of natural resources has climbed the development agenda for a decade. This trend will continue into 2013 and beyond for three main reasons. Read article: http://www.publishwhatyoupay.org/newsroom/blog/mobilising-natural-resource-revenues-development  

Testing 123: The Global Integrity Innovation Fund

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