APPLY: African Fact-Checking Awards 2017 for Journalistic Excellence in Africa
By admin On 3 Jun, 2017 At 12:46 AM | Categorized As Fellowships | With 0 Comments

The African Fact-Checking Awards, now in their fourth edition, are the only awards on the continent set up specifically to honour the best, non-partisan fact-checking journalism by working and student journalists on the continent.


To honour this year’s awards winners and runners-up, we are offering the following prizes:

  • $2,000each for the winner of the best fact-checking report by a journalist
  • $1,000each for the two runners-up in Anglophone and Francophone media
  • $500each for winner of the best report by a student journalist in Anglophone and Francophone media


  • If you work for an African media house or are studying journalism at a journalism college on the continent, you can submit your report published or broadcast between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 that fact-checks an important claim made in public debate or the media.

DEADLINE: August 31 2017

To apply and for more information visit here

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