Opportunity For Journalist Inspiring To Gain Skills In Investigative And Data Journalist.


  • Instructing 45 mainstream, citizen, and free-lance journalists, journalism students and bloggers in investigative and data journalism.
  • Widening the participants’ skills and knowledge in understanding Kenyan budgetary processes (Health and Education)
  • Training participants how to access, assess and communicate information about government budgets and spending, and suspected mismanagement and corruption and on citizens’ rights to education and health care.
Training outcomes:

  • Unearth cases of corruption in the health and education sector
  • Investigate reported cases of suspected corruption
  • Analyse financial/budgetary information in order to reveal suspected corruption or mismanagement of public funds in the health and education sectors.
Selection Criteria:

  • Present a viable investigative story proposal about health, education or corruption (that will be developed during the training as assignment).
  • Be based in Nairobi or contribute for a publication/outlet in Nairobi
  • Available to attend all the training days
  • Able to clearly demonstrate interest/ability in journalism
  • Attend the training with a personal laptop

The trainers are experienced and diverse, drawn from USIU-Africa and Code for Africa – which is the continent’s largest federation of data journalism and civic technology laboratories.

From 28th to 30th November 2017 from 8am to 5pm At USIU-Africa campus. Thika Road, Nairobi Transport from town to USIU

Application deadline: 14th November

Contact email: [email protected]


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