The Digital for Development (D4D) Hub is hosting the first African D4D journalist competition

| February 4, 2022

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To enter, journalists who are citizens of an African Union state must submit an in-depth article or reportage of any format (videos, podcasts, blogs, electronic news) on one of the following topics:

  • Connectivity
  • Digital skills
  • Digital entrepreneurship
  • e-Governance 
  • e-Commerce
  • Digital financial services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Privacy and data protection

The submission must be published in an online media outlet and should be less than a year old (published after January 14, 2021). 

The winner will be invited to join the AU-EU D4D Hub delegation that will travel to Estonia to attend the annual e-governance conference on May 10-12, 2022. Travel, accommodation, and meal costs for the selected journalist will be paid for by the competition. Participants must meet local vaccine requirements and have a passport that is valid until December 2022.

Entries can be submitted in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, or Arabic. 

The deadline to apply is February 28, 2022.

To learn more about this opportunity, and to enter, go to: