The Minority Africa Fellowship have launched a six month virtual & paid reporting fellowship targeting journalists/storytellers from minority communities in Africa.
The focus groups for the fellowship includes women, sexual, gender, ethnic, and religious minorities, persons with disabilities, migrants, asylum seekers, as well as refugees + groups that exist outside of these general definitions.
Fellows will be trained & mentored by journalists who work/have worked with the Associated Press, AFP, BBC, Reuters, RFI, CNN, The Guardian, Time etc.
Fellows will learn and report on solutions journalism, data journalism, interrogate the scope of inclusive futures within the metaverse, as Non Fungible Tokens-NHTs and Artificial Intelligence-AI adoption growth, and the geopolitics of climate change among others.
Applicants have to be at least 18 years of age. They must be from and living in an African country and belong to at least one of the minority groups highlighted in the focus areas above. They can be writers, photographers, filmmakers, journalists, or a combination of all and have relevant and provable work experience in their chosen areas.
Applications for the first cohort close on the 24th of April.