Borno State Government has warned Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to desist from spending out their budgetary provisions, as defaulters would definitely face the wrath of the Civil Service Law.
If you found out that one-third of ALL stories that appear in African media outlets about other African countries were written by western news sources would you be concerned? We were. And that’s why Africa No Filter is starting a conversation about who is telling Africa’s story. Join our webinar on Wednesday 17th February 2021 at 5pm SAST, 3pm GMT, 10am ET to highlight this, and other disturbing data we found when we analysed content from 60 African news outlets in 15 countries and surveyed 38 media editors from across the continent. The resulting report: ‘How African Media Covers Africa‘ highlights the fact that stories about Africa in African media outlets are largely told through the same persistent and negative stereotypes and frames of poverty, disease, conflict, poor leadership and corruption. Sadly, Africans continue to promote the narratives about the continent being broken, dependent and lacking agency through the stories […]