The African story challenge.
$1m grant to fund great storytelling on key African issues.
‘The danger of the single story is that it does not reflect our own realities’. Chimanda ngozi adichie.
‘When the music changes, so does the dance’ Kwame Nkrumah.
The African story challenge is a $ 1 million programme of reporting grants for African journalist. Launched in may 2013, the challenge will award over 100 reporting for stories on development issues over the next 2 years. pan-African challenge seeks to challenge the media to expand coverage of fundamental issues and supports investigative, multimedia and data-driven stories that aim to improve health and prosperity of African across the continent. Journalist chosen for the grants come to together for intensive sessions to improve their project ideas. Continue reading