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- The governor of the Niger delta state of Bayelsa, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, has donated N2 million to the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) for the establishment of its web site. Zee Debekeme, Chief Press Secretary to the governor who presented the cheque to NUJ President, Smart Adeyemi, in Abuja, expressed the governor’s commitment to modernization of the media in Nigeria and the sustenance of press freedom.

- The Tanzanian National Assembly (Bunge) has begun exploring the potential for interactive information and communication technologies (ICTs) to enhance parliamentary democracy and create new channels of communication and participation between the House and citizens.