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DUBAWA 2022 Kwame Karikari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID), through its fact-checking project DUBAWA, is accepting applications for 2022/2023 Kwame Karikari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship.

The fellowship is inspired by the urgent need to expand the reach of verified and accurate information to grassroots communities, which are targeted constituencies for political, social, and cultural misinformation and disinformation.

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About DUBAWA 

DUBAWA is a West African independent verification and fact-checking project, initiated by the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) and supported by the most influential newsrooms and civic organisations in West Africa to help amplify the culture of truth in public discourse, public policy, and journalistic practice. It has a presence in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and The Gambia. Because it is a “distinct project”, Dubawa obtains its legal and operational powers through its parent non-profit organisation, the Centre for Journalism Inno... read more


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DUBAWA Kwame Karikari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship

  • Type College School
  • OrganisationDUBAWA 
  • Country to study -
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender Men and Women
  • Application Deadline November 16, 2022

Aim and Benefits of DUBAWA Kwame Karikari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship

  • Fellows will receive hands-on technical training based on current realities and trends in the fact-checking world. This will be followed by one-on-one project mentorship by the fact-checking team from DUBAWA.
  • Fellows will also receive additional support to establish fact-checking desks in their newsrooms.

Requirements for DUBAWA Kwame Karikari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship Qualification

  • Open to citizens of Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and The Gambia.
  • Applicants must be affiliated with a media organisation, especially from grassroots communities (television, online media, radio, and print).
  • Applicants must be able to publish their work with a media institution. Freelance journalists should not apply.
  • Applicants must be willing to dedicate time to activities, events and meetings that will arise in the course of the fellowship.
  • Applicants from Nigeria must be prepared to work with the DUBAWA team during the 2023 general election.
  • Applicants must be residents in the following countries: Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia or The Gambia.
  • Applicants must possess good writing skills and be fluent in the English language.
  • If selected, applicants must provide a managerial buy-in from the newsroom management that authorises the applicant to undergo this fellowship and provide an assurance that fact-checks will be widely circulated or published on their media platforms without interference.
  • Female journalists are encouraged to apply. Knowledge and experience in fact-checking are not required.

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Interview date, Process and Venue for DUBAWA Kwame Karikari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship

  • The application form will be closed to Nigerians on November 14 and to Non-Nigerian applicants on November 16, 2022.

Application Deadline

November 16, 2022


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to DUBAWA  on docs.google.com to apply

For more details,visit DUBAWA website


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