AFIC has supported campaigns for the adoption of ATI laws in many African countries and this continues as more than half of African Union member states are yet to make progress of on this SDG target regarding adoption and implementation of access to information laws
Citizens should care because information allows them to participate in priority setting and decision-making, to hold their government accountable, and to assure equal treatment and equal justice
Media plays a crucial role in facilitating democracy and promoting rights and equitable development.
Having partnered with Public Procurement and Disposal Authority to redesign the Government Procurement Portal, AFIC realizes that there is need to increase disclosure levels on the portal and inculcating open contracting in the norm of public procurement of Uganda.
Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) was among the 40 African and European Civil Society including diaspora, that participated in…
We observe, especially in Africa, that individual agencies among the 24 countries that have adopted ATI laws neither allocate budgetary provision nor put in place procedures for effective implementation.
It has been reported that Godfrey Twesigye of NTV, Alex Esagala Nation Media Group and Stephen Mbidde NTV among others were performing their duty covering exchanges between students and the military, were attacked by soldiers, physically injuring them and traumatizing them emotionally.
Every year, governments spend huge sums of money through contracts, on everything from pencils and paper to building major infrastructure…