Category Archives: AFRICA

Grant available for data-driven reporting on land, property issues

Nigeria-based freelancers and media professionals can apply for a grant. The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, in partnership with Code for Nigeria and others, is seeking applications from Nigerian journalists who want to participate in a collaborative reporting project to investigate land … Continue reading

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Mongabay Reporting Network seeks stories on great apes and industrial agriculture

Journalists can apply for a paid reporting initiative. The Mongabay Reporting Network is a program that provides opportunities for journalists around the world to report on key conservation stories. The reporting initiative is commissioning stories on the innovative researchers who are facilitating the successful integration … Continue reading

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Wealth of Nations seeks journalists

Journalists with at least two years of experience can apply for this program. Wealth of Nations, run by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in collaboration with the African Centre for Media Excellence, The Institute for the Advancement of Journalism and others, is looking for skilled … Continue reading

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International reporting trip available

Journalists from developing countries and the German state of North-Rhine-Westphalia can apply for an exchange program. The Heinz-Kühn-Foundation awards scholarships to young journalists for six-week or three-month reporting trips. The program enables participants to gain first-hand and in-depth knowledge of the customs, opinions and way … Continue reading

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African Union hosts documentary contest

  Audiovisual journalists who are citizens of the member states of the African Union can submit their works to this contest. The African Union Video Documentary Media Awards seek to work with the media to reach all corners of the African continent with news … Continue reading

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Journalism contest seeks entries from Africa

  Print, online and broadcast journalists can compete for a prize. The Norbert Zongo National Press Centre, based in Burkina Faso, is accepting applications for its competition. The Norbert Zongo Prize for Journalism honors excellence in investigation and research on subjects … Continue reading

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Fact-checking competition open

Print, broadcast and online journalists whose works held public figures accountable can compete for cash prizes. Africa Check and the AFP Foundation are accepting applications for the African Fact-Checking Awards. The awards honor journalism that exposes misleading claims made by public figures and institutions. Works … Continue reading

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Grants available for investigative journalists in Europe and Africa

Intercontinental teams consisting of at least one Sub-Saharan African and one European journalist can apply for a new grant program. Launched by Journalismfund.eu in cooperation with Oxfam Novib, Connecting Continents provides a total of EUR100,000 for working grants for Sub-Saharan African journalists collaborating with … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Media Initiative organizes training in Africa

Professionals with an interest in financial journalism can apply for this free program. The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Executive Training Program is a comprehensive integrated curriculum around economics, business, journalism and public policy, designed by a consortium of faculty from … Continue reading

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Freelance, local journalism contest open

Print and online journalists worldwide can apply for an award. The Thomson Reuters Foundation hosts the Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism, honoring the work of freelance journalists and of local reporters in developing countries or nations in transition who … Continue reading

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