Current status: impactAFRICA has now closed applications for round three

Latest competition news and press releases

Latest news on the impactAFRICA journalism initiative

  1. impactAFRICA announces 8 data journalism grant winners

    Eight investigative data journalism grantees will receive funds for reporting on African development challenges with additional editorial and technology support as part of impactAFRICA’s first cohort of grantees.

    By Haji Mohamed Dawjee | October 13th, 2016 | Press Release
  2. 10 More Grants Available for Investigative Data-Driven Journalism in Six African Countries

    Africa’s largest fund for data-driven investigative storytelling launches its second call for proposals today, seeking investigative story pitches by journalists in six countries.

    By Haji Mohamed Dawjee | August 19th, 2016 | Press Release
  3. Webinar: Mother & Child Healthcare: How can journalists use data to accurately measure and explain the success or failure of health programs?

    The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and Code for Africa are partnering with the World Bank’s Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) to present monthly online webinars for those interested in applying to our impactAFRICA challenge.

    By Haji Mohamed Dawjee | June 10th, 2016 | Webinars and training
  4. Webinar: How journalists can use data to improve reporting on water and sanitation issues

    What is the connection between clean water and good health? How do governments provide clean water in sprawling and overcrowded cities? Water and sanitation is a complex and under-reported subject that intersects areas of governance, health, environment, well-being and human rights.

    By impact AFRICA | April 20th, 2016 | Webinars and training
  5. African data journalism fund launches new contest for stories on water and sanitation issues

    Journalists who report on water and sanitation issues in six African countries can win fully-funded study trips to major newsrooms in the United States as part of a new contest by impactAFRICA

    By impact AFRICA | March 24th, 2016 | Press Release
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