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World Bank Signs US$650,000 Grant to AFIC to Strengthen Accountability, Enhance Public Oversight

World Bank Signs US$650,000 Grant to AFIC to Strengthen Accountability, Enhance Public Oversight

KAMPALA, December 10, 2014 – The World Bank Country Manager for Uganda, Mr. Moustapha Ndiaye and the Civil Society Organization Coordinator & Head of Secretariat Africa Freedom of Information Centre, Mr. Gilbert Sendugwa, today signed a Global Partnership Social Accountability (GPSA) Grant of $650,000 to enhance transparency and accountability of... Read more

AFIC Welcomes UN Human Rights Council Recommendation to Angola to Amend and Implement Freedom of Information Law

Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) welcomes United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR) draft recommendations No. 134. (40, 47, 56, 64 and 126) on the urgent need for the Government of Angola to amend and strengthen the country's freedom of information law as well as promote citizens... Read more

Africa Freedom of Information Centre to Launch State of Right to Information in Africa 2014 Report

Africa Freedom of Information Centre to Launch State of Right to Information in Africa 2014 Report

Kampala, Uganda, 28 September 2014: As information activists around the world celebrate the right to information day on 28 September, Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) together with its members is pleased to launch the first issue of the State of the Right to Information in Africa Report. This first issue provides... Read more

Uganda Launches Portal To Support Citizens’ Right To Information

Uganda Launches Portal To Support Citizens’ Right To Information

    The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) through the Ministry of Information and National Guidance launched on 14th August the Ask Your Government (AYG) online platform (www.askyourgov.ug) at the Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala. AYG is an initiative of the OPM in partnership with Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) and... Read more

AFIC welcomes new Members

AFIC welcomes new Members

AFIC welcomes new Members Africa Freedom of Information Centre’s membership has grown from 27 to 34 following the approval of seven applicants by the Governing Council sitting on July 25, 2014 in Nairobi Kenya. The Governing Council considered eleven applications out which approved seven, requested the Secretariat to obtain additional information... Read more


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Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) is a pan-African NGO and resource centre that promotes the right of access to information through comparative research, coordinating regional advocacy, facilitating information-sharing and capacity building.

On 22-23 September 2006, representatives of 30 civil society organisations from 16 countries in Africa met in Lagos to discuss ways to promote the right of access to information held by public authorities and, in particular, to share experiences regarding strategies for advancing the adoption of laws that fully protect this right. Read More...


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