- 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.
- 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.
- 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]