Africa Fact-Checking Fellowship seeks applicants

THE Africa Fact-checking Fellowship, offered by #Defyhatenow, is inviting applications for its fellowship that promotes fact-checking, data journalism and digital rights of journalists, bloggers and content creators in Africa.



    The program, which will run from April to June, will equip fellows with fact-checking skills to recognise misinformation, disinformation, and mal-information online.

    Fellows will participate in webinars, practical lessons, peer-to-peer learning, and hands-on fieldwork. 

    Journalists between the ages of 20 and 40 can participate in a fact-checking fellowship in Cameroon.

    The deadline for the submission of the application is April 20, 2023. Interested applicants can apply here.

    Blessing Otoibhi is a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor host for the News in 60 seconds at The International Center For Investigative Reporting. You can shoot her a mail via [email protected] or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

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