AMDF Identifies With KUJ, Condemns Killing Of Photojournalist In Kenya

Kaduna (Nigeria): Report reaching Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) says a freelance photojournalist in Kitale Kenya was on 7th September 2016, shot dead by three gunmen. According to Kenya Daily News, the photojournalist, Dennis Ochieng, 25, is suspected to have been killed over some photographs he had taken of a suspect on the police radar,…

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Obtain Permission Before You Enter Sambisa, Nigerian Military Tells Journalists

Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigerian military has warned journalists against visiting and covering activities in Boko Haram region without military authorisation, saying taking such steps are dangerous. A statement by Defence Headquarters spokesman, Rabe Abubakar says, the “practice is not only capable of jeopardizing the success of the on-going military operations in the area, but also…

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Funding For Young Journalists [Not Over 35 Years Old] To Cover Conference

Applications now open for the Young Journalist (YJ) Initiative Successful YJs will be selected from South America and the rest of the world to form the Young Journalist team and report on the 17th edition of the International Anti-Corruption Conference this December in Panama City. How do you apply? Please submit links to or samples…

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Human Rights Watch Offers Fellowship Opportunity

Human Rights Watch is calling on interested individuals to apply for its yearlong Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship. Fellows will work with HRW in New York or Washington monitoring human rights developments worldwide, conducting on-site investigations, drafting reports, media outreach and more. The fellowship will begin in September 2017 and offer a US$55,000…

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impactAFRICA offers grants [Africa]

impactAFRICA is Africa’s largest fund for data-driven investigative storytelling which launches its second call for proposals today, seeking investigative story proposals by journalists in six Africa countries. Africa journalists with good digital storytelling ideas that go beyond ordinary reporting to expose new or under-reported issues in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia stand…

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Journalists Tasked on Effective Online Reporting

By: Christiana Jack Kaduna (Nigeria). To meet the ever increasing demands of reaching a large audience occasioned by the emergence of the new media, Journalists have been enjoined to leverage on the opportunity and integrate the use of internet in disseminating media contents. An information technology expert, Silas Auta who said this during one-day Online…

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