DEADLINE: MAY 27, 2021 —Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) seeks talented and passionate young individuals as fact-checkers to counter fake news and misinformation,
CDD envisions a West Africa that is democratically governed, economically integrated – promoting human security and people-centred development.
Candidates must be self-starters who possess excellent written and communication skills.
Ideal candidates must possess the tenacity to consistently track fake news and misinformation and provide the appropriate narratives to counter such content on and offline.
Applicants must possess a Bachelors Degree, preferably in arts and social in any discipline, and must have completed their National Youth Service (NYSC).
Interested applicants must not be more than 35 years.
The deadline for applications is May 7, 2021.
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