DEADLINE: JULY 22, 2020 – Fact-checkers and African journalists interested in fact-checking can apply for a 12-day Africa Check scholarship programme dedicated to fact-checking.
The fact-checking scholarship programme is organised by Africa Check and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.
The program will be conducted in French.
Depending on travel restrictions due to the COVID-19, the programme will take place at the Africa Check office in Dakar, Senegal.
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