International Day For Universal Access To Information

Everyone has the right to seek, receive and impart information, this right is an integral aspect of freedom of expression. This makes the right to universal access to information intertwined with the freedom of the press, as such, universal access to information is a pillar of healthy, inclusive, informed and democratic societies. The media plays an essential role in…

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5th Bagauda Kaltho lectures

2023 Bagauda Kaltho Media Lecture The 2023 Bagauda Kaltho Media Lecture organized by the Africa Media Development Foundation, AMDF was held on the 19th September via zoom with the theme: “Press freedom laws and policies in Africa: Upholding or undermining journalism”. The meeting was anchored by Grace Maikano. In her welcome remarks, the Executive Director, AMDF, Sekyen Dadik introduced…

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AMDF Commences Media Training on Food Security

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) in partnership with OmniAgrik Specialities recently commenced the Training of Journalists in Kaduna on Reporting Food Security Project. Coming on the heels of a recent report by the World Food Programme which revealed that Nigeria and 22 other countries across the globe would experience acute food insecurity over the next four months, the Project…

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Kafanchan Journalists Commit to Peace Building

Journalists in Kafanchan have committed to support activities that will promote lasting peace in southern Kaduna.   They made the commitment at a one-day capacity building for journalists on Peace Reporting, as part of activities towards the implementation of the Network of Nigerian Facilitators’ (NNF) Peace Dialogue project in Kaduna, North West Nigeria.   The one-day Training was to…

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Advocacy Visist To The District Heads of Kufana And Doka.

As part of strategy to ensure community inclusiveness and ownership in the “Advocating for the Prevention of Gender Based Violence” Project in Kaduna, AMDF recently visited the District Heads of Kufana and Doka to garner their support. The project seeks to curb incidences of Gender Based Violence in six Communities each of Kufana and Doka Districts within Kajuru and…

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SGBV: AMDF Builds Staff Capacity on VAPP Law and GESI Policy

As Africa Media Development Foundation begins the implementation of its 12 months’ project on preventing Gender Based Violence in Kajuru and Kaduna North Local Government Areas of Kaduna State, staff of the organization were taken through a refresher training on understanding the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) law and Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) policy.   The training…

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AMDF Commemorate International Youth Day 2021.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Every 12th of August marks the International Youth Day, Every year. It is a day to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions, and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, universal, and equitable engagement. This year’s theme, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”, highlights the success of global efforts through the meaningful participation of young…

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WPFD 2021: Wield Freedom Responsibly, Buhari Tasks Media

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has recommitted to freedom of the press, and urged media professionals to wield freedom responsibly, without licentiousness. President Buhari in a statement signed by Femi Adesina, the special Adviser on Media and Publicity, made this statement in Commemoration of the annual World Press Freedom Day, observed globally every May 3rd. While celebrating the day with…

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AMDF Announces Peace Journalism Project Scale-Up In Visit To District Heads In Kaduna

By Hannatu Musa Mato Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) visited the District Head of Doka, Alh. Bala Mohammed Tijjani (Bunun Zazzau) and the District Head of Kufana, Mr. Titus Dauda (Marafan Adara), on its Peace Journalism project. AMDF in February 2017 introduced the peace journalism project which trained 10 journalists to adequately report issues of peace in Kaduna state….

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