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Lack of citizens’ access to information continues to hamper the realization of sustainable development in Africa. Corruption and inefficiency denies millions of women, men, youth, children and people with disabilities basic services and rights especially health, education and food security; their participation in public decision-making...

Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC), in collaboration with UNESCO IFAP, the African Union Commission (AUC), Information Ethics Network for Africa (IEN4A), the International Centre for Information Ethics (ICIE) is conducting training of key actors on the Promotion of Knowledge Society Policy in National Information...

Monitoring plays a crucial part of informing progress towards realisation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As a UNESCO partner, AFIC is delighted that it has been invited to contribute to UNESCO's global monitoring report. AFIC's contribution is based on monitoring research it has carried out...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lack of transparency and accountability in electoral processes in Africa has undermined trust and legitimacy of electoral outcomes this has in turn influenced agenda of governments that emerge from contested electoral processes and in extreme cases resulted into wide scale violence. Funded by the National Endowment...

 Two online access to information courses are available for supply and demand side actors; one for public officials and one for civil society across Africa. The project is funded by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung/Fesmedia Africa. AFIC will implement the project in partnership with Centre for Law and...

In this project, we are assessing the implementation of access to information laws in targeted sectors in line with SDG.16.10.02 in Nigeria, Namibia, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe The project is funded by Free Press Unlimited (FPU). The project is being implemented by AFIC in partnership with...

The objective of this programme area is to improve the legal and policy environment for African citizens’ enjoyment of their fundamental right of access to information. Since 2010, five more African Union member states have adopted national access to information laws, bringing the number of...

This facilitates networking, resource and experience sharing among its members and partners across the continent. Its website has become a major source of information for advocates, researchers and policy makers with more than 200,000 in the year 2013. Through our website and list serves, we disseminate...

AFIC invests resources to equip its staff with relevant skills to support members and effectively lead regional and continental advocacy and monitoring. In addition, the centre develops tools and methodologies to support itself and members in their work. AFIC organises training opportunities and study tours...

Research on access to information in Africa is still at a very nascent stage. The importance of credible information in developing effective advocacy strategies cannot be overemphasized. AFIC works to build and strengthen access to the information knowledge base through research in order to create...

Citizens’ access to information is vital for the promotion of democracy, human rights, rule of law and entrenching accountability and transparency in the state. Without accountability, respect for human rights, rule of law and democracy, the quality of governance would decline. Whereas the legal framework and...

Financing for development is a 3-year project funded by Oxfam Novib, and implemented by four partners; Africa Freedom of Information Centre( AFIC), Civil Society Budget Advocacy group (CSBAG), Citizens’ Watch it. (CEWIT), The Southern and Eastern African Trade, Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI-Uganda. Project goal and...