AMDF Announces 2020 Courage in Journalism Awardees

The Board of Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) will honour Gambian Journalist, Ndey Tapha Sosseh and Radio Erena with its 2020 Courage in Journalism Awards. The Courage in Journalism Award is presented by the AMDF Board to an African Journalist, and a media organisation that demonstrated bravery and perseverance in the course of their journalism work. The recipients of…

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All Set For 2020 Bagauda Kaltho Memorial Media Lecture

The 2020 edition of Bagauda Kaltho Memorial Media Lecture, which is the second in the series, organised annually by Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) will hold virtually on Tuesday 13th October, 2020, at 2pm Nigerian time.   The Lecture, expected to draw participants from across Africa, has as its theme Press Freedom vs. Digital Surveillance: How Safe is the…

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AMDF Committed To Redefining, Fine-Tuning Development Journalism In Africa

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) says the 2019 Africa Conference on Development Journalism will motivate journalists to write stories that would bring out the impact that policies, programmes and actions have on ordinary citizens.   They would also be able to focus on stories that highlight innovations and achievements that would motivate People and inspire citizens, give voice to…

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Nigeria, A Country Without Democrats – Says Prof. Pate

A University Don, Prof. Umaru Pate says Nigeria operates a democratic system of government, but the behaviour of the politicians is undemocratic.   Also, no development can be achieved as the nation faces the challenge of transparent and accountable governance resulting in extreme poverty in the land.   Prof. Pate of the Bayero University Kano, stated this while presenting…

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Adie Venessa Offiong is AMDF 2019 Journalist of the Year

Adie Venessa Offiong is the Asst Editor, Daily Trust Newspaper and Deputy Editor Kilimanjaro Magazine. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.   A Fellow, Health system Global 2018, Fellow, Children Investment Fund Foundation on Early Childhood Development Reporting 2018, Venessa ranked No. 3 in 2014 Hala Nigeria/ICFJ story contest on traditional birth attendants.  …

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AMDF Honours Three Journalists, One Veteran And Pathfinder International

By Sekyen Dadik   Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) has honoured three journalists, a media veteran and Pathfinder International at the 3rd AMDF Journalist of the Year Award presentation ceremony, held at the just concluded Africa Conference on Development Journalism in Kaduna, Nigeria. The Conference held from 10th – 12th December, 2019.   The Award ceremony marked the opening…

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AMDF Announces 3 Finalists For its Journalists of the Year Award

The Panel of Judges for the 2019 AMDF Journalist of the Year Award, led by Mr. Joseph Edegbo, Managing Editor of Africa Prime News has named 3 finalists for this year’s award. They are: Adie Vanessa Offiong of the Daily Trust Newspapers; Banjo Damilola of Sahara Reporters and Oladeinde Olawoyin of the Premium Times. An honorary Lifetime award for…

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