Call for Entries: 2022 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award

BACKGROUND Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) invites applications from interested professional, or freelance journalists in Africa for its Journalist of the Year Award. CRITERIA • Each piece of work submitted must be an untold story from Africa and focused on Africans • The piece must reflect high quality journalism work, highlighting major issues in the…

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2022 Bagauda Kaltho Media Lectures: The Nexus Between the Mass Media and the Promotion of SDGs

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) held its 2022 annual Bagauda Kaltho Memorial Media Lecture Series virtually, with the theme “Free Media for Sustainable Development: The Role of Journalists. Since inception, AMDF has worked towards promoting media development, press freedom and communication and as its affects issues of development. The year’s theme was aimed at drawing…

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Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) received with shock reports of attack against Toba Adedeji a correspondent with The Nation Newspaper, by an officer of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), on Tuesday May 31st while covering a protest in Osogbo. Local reports say that the journalist was covering a protest by some youths over the death…

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AMDF Trains Kaduna NUJ Members On Investigative Journalism

Following the Memorandum Of Understanding signed with the Kaduna State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, the Africa Media Development Foundation, AMDF recently organized a training session on Investigative Reporting for Chapel members of the Union drawn from various media organizations. The participants were taken through various aspects of Investigative Reporting, Generating Story…

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AMDF Holds Quarterly Media Roundtable on Climate and Environment.

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), in collaboration with Bridge That Gap Initiative, on Monday in Kaduna during this year’s first quarter Media Roundtable on Climate and Environment have attributed most of the environmental challenges experienced to human activities. The Participants noted that human activities had driven animals and birds into extinction, as some plants they…

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