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.
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