Application opens for 2020 African Liberty Writing Fellowship 

Application opens for 2020 African Liberty Writing Fellowship 

DEADLINE: APRIL 30, 2020 The African Liberty Writing Fellowship program is designed to identify promising freedom-minded African writers.

The African Liberty Writing Fellowship program will provide successful applicants with the skills required to be successful in op-ed writing.

Accepted applicants will complete a 5-week mandatory online course after which all candidates will be evaluated.

The top twenty candidates will be recommended for admission as writing fellows.




BudgIT is looking for opinion writers

DEADLINE: APRIL 24, 2020 ―BudgIT Nigeria is seeking for professionals, journalists and thought leaders in the social sector to write opinion (Op-Ed) articles. APPLY HERE


GIJN webinar on managing threats of reporting on COVID-19

Interested persons can join to attend the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) webinar on managing threats of reporting on COVID-19. JOIN HERE


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Help! The media need ventilators

By Olukorede Yishau ― I once argued that the media “have come a long way from Henry Townsend’s Iwe Iroyin, but there is absolutely no doubt that we should be doing far better than we are doing given the advantages of technology and development. We need to emulate the best practices in the advanced world and treat journalists like kings and not dregs. Only then will the media take its pride of place in the heart of the people and only then will the society be truly served”. READ MORE.