impactAfrica offers free webinar on measuring story impact

| February 8, 2016

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impactAfrica is Africa’s largest fund for data-driven storytelling, a journalistic process based on analyzing and filtering large data sets to help create a news story. The fund is offering $500,000 US to support pioneering data journalism and innovative reporting that tackles development issues such as public healthcare in six African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia.

Journalists may submit a proposal for the first round of impactAfrica funding until April 15, 2016.

To learn more and apply for impactAfrica funding, go to:

Additionally, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and Code for Africa, the organizations behind the impactAfrica project, are hosting monthly online webinars. Global development experts and media strategists will speak to webinar participants and help those applying for impactAfrica funding to refine their story proposals and strengthen project outcomes.

To register for the webinars, go to: