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Reporting on Illicit Finance in Africa

The Thomson Reuters Foundation, in partnership with The African Centre for Media Excellence, is looking for fluent English-speaking journalists based anywhere in Africa to take part in an intensive online training initiative that will develop their ability to report on illicit finance in Africa.

The training, covering illicit financial flows, reporting on companies, accounts and budgets, and investigative techniques, will take place online between

12 October – 06 November 2020. Selected journalists will later be invited to take part in a mentoring support scheme that will help produce stories on illicit finance.

We are looking for journalists with:

  • at least two years of professional experience, who work for one or more African media organisations

  • access to minimum internet speed of 1 MB/second

  • fluent English

  • availability to attend three live 90-minute video sessions and do a few hours of self-paced work each week of the course.

For more information and an application link, click here.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 04 October. We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis, please share widely among your networks and apply as soon as possible. 

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