Category Archives: AFRICA

Post Ebola Reporting Workshop

Journalists who are fluent in English and have at least one year of experience can apply to attend this free training. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is organizing the workshop “Reporting after the epidemic” to help journalists investigate what happened after the Ebola outbreak. The course will take … Continue reading

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Call for Entries: The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

  http://www.icfj.org/our-work/call-entries-michael-elliott-award-excellence-african-storytelling The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the inaugural 2017 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek … Continue reading

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Internews seeks program director

The Project Director will be responsible for overseeing the overall program implementation and management of an anticipated US Department of State funded “Support for Peaceful Elections in Kenya”, a media and advocacy program aiming to mitigate triggers for election violence … Continue reading

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International Women’s Media Foundation organizes trip to Tanzania, Rwanda

The IWMF is now accepting applications for two Reporting Fellowships, set to take place in February 2017. As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, one group of six journalists will report on rural and economic development from Mwanza, … Continue reading

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Fellowship funds reporting on Sub-Saharan Africa

The Access to Energy Journalism Fellowship (AEJF) is a fellowship opportunity aimed at enabling deep, critical reporting on energy poverty globally. We are looking for four reporters who want to tell stories that are deeply rooted in people’s lived experiences … Continue reading

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Deadline approaching: Ruth First Fellowship South Africa

Journalists, writers, researchers, filmmakers and photographers can apply for this fellowship. The University of Witwatersrand’s Journalism Department offers the Ruth First Fellowship to support a new generation of public intellectuals to pursue an in-depth project. This year’s topic is “violence and rage” in … Continue reading

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impactAFRICA launches data-driven storytelling contest

Journalists who report on water and sanitation issues in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania or Zambia can win a study trip to major newsrooms in the United States. The impactAFRICA initiative from the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and Code for Africa will select three journalists to … Continue reading

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CNN seeks entries for journalism contest

African print, broadcast and online journalists can apply for an award. The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Competition highlights journalism’s role in Africa’s development and honors journalistic talent across all media disciplines. Journalists can submit their work in 14 categories. Winners … Continue reading

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New America’s Global Gender Parity Initiative calls for pitches from Sub-Saharan Africa

Journalists with substantial experience reporting in Sub-Saharan Africa can apply for a reporting grant. The New America‘s Global Gender Parity Initiative is accepting pitches. The project’s mission is to tell stories about what happens when we don’t count unpaid work as a … Continue reading

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NED offers grants for media projects

Independent media organizations, civic groups and associations can apply. The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking proposals for projects that advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. NED encourages applications from organizations working in diverse environments including newly established democracies, … Continue reading

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