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Innovative 'Enslaved Land' investigation connected three continents

In the latest example of how cross-border collaborations can produce innovative journalism, a recent project reveals the abuses behind the production of some of the world's biggest crops. 

Ana Prieto | August 08, 2017

4 tips for better drone journalism stories

East African journalists who attended Code for Africa's latest drone journalism training came away with a new understanding of how to best use drones for their reporting. Here's a few lessons from the bootcamp.

Irene Wangui | May 23, 2017

How Agribusiness TV transitioned from a blog to a mobile-first news outlet

By reaching them on their mobile phones, Agribusiness TV is working to engage younger audiences across Africa with agricultural news.

Clothilde Goujard | October 12, 2016

Seven ways technology is changing the way news is created and consumed

Tech’s evolving role in newsmaking, Facebook’s live video push and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | June 24, 2016

Journalists of the month: ICIJ’s Fatal Extraction team

A group of African journalists recently collaborated on an ICIJ project that uncovered Australian mining companies' alleged abuses across Africa. They told IJNet about their experiences.

Sam Berkhead | November 24, 2015

World Press Photo and Everyday Africa create new database for African photojournalists

With the African Photojournalism Database, visual journalists across Africa will be able to access more opportunities and outlets for their work in the international media sphere.

Sam Berkhead | November 12, 2015

BBC World Service future-proofs its news apps to match tech boom in Africa

BBC World Service has its eye on Africa as the continent evolves technologically. In an effort to make sure its dominance continues to be felt digitally, the news outlet is turning to locals for help.

Ashley Nguyen | June 17, 2015