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    Apply: AIIJ Fellowship Placement

    Deadline: 10 July, 2020

    Location: Kampala, Uganda

    The African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ) currently has openings for three fellowship opportunities for individuals interested in developing a career path in the art of investigative journalism. The fellowship opportunity aims are to identify and support journalists who will contribute towards media practice that impact and cause social changes.


    • Conduct research and analysis on the current practices of investigative journalism in Uganda and the African region
    • Support the AIIJ’s programmes of work by directly drafting opinions, policy briefs, briefing papers, internal memorandums and other key documents
    • Using investigative skills to assist with fact-checking of media reports and stories in draft publications and other documents
    • Constantly work in consultation and support of the Programme Manager to implement AIIJ projects in line with the overall Strategic Plan
    • Promote appropriate linkages between AIIJ’s programmes and media outlets and other organisations
    • Contribute towards the development of AIIJ’s project ideas, concepts, proposals work plans and budgets
    • Support the work on mapping and keeping data on investigative journalism and institutions involved in the work of investigations
    • Organise and attend meetings and training by AIIJ and or other relevant partners
    • Undertake any other assignments as may be assigned


    • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Development Communications or any related field
    • Interest in developing a career path in investigative journalism

    To apply and for more information, click here.

    Photo source: AIIJ

    Oluwabunmi Aderibigbe
    Oluwabunmi Aderibigbehttp://www.developmentdairies.com
    Oluwabunmi Aderibigbe is a keen curator for Development Diaries. He has a BSc in Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State and a master's degree in view at The African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST), Ile-Ife, Osun State. Oluwabunmi is a strong believer in the power of positive thinking, SDGs advocate and a Pan-Africanist.

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