RFI offers fellowship [Africa]

Posted on Sep 3, 2020 in Investigative Journalism

Journalists and radio technicians ages 35 and younger in Francophone Africa can apply for this program.

Radio France Internationale (RFI) has launched the seventh edition of the Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon Fellowship.

Because of the global health crisis, the 2020 edition is open to all young journalists and technicians with an experience in radio living in the following French-speaking countries : Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Comores, Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Niger, Central African Republic, DRC, Senegal, Seychelles, Chad, Togo, Tunisia and Rwanda.

Recipients receive one month of training in Paris. The fellowship will be awarded on Nov. 2 on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.

The deadline is Sept. 11.