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First ever virtual Hackathon combating COVID-19 corruption in Kenya

The first ever COVID-19 Virtual Hackathon took place in Kenya in mid-February. A group of young creative Kenyan techies competed to develop the best way to visualise data on the COVID-19 Aid Tracker. The Aid Tracker is developed to track corruption of funds meant for activities combatting the effects of COVID-19.

Fact-checking and verification toolkit

All journalists play a key role in ensuring that the public is well-informed and protected from misinformation, which can cause real harm.

This fact-checking and verification toolkit was developed by Africa Check (January 2021), with the support from Fojo through the Consortium for Human Rights in Africa, CHARM-project.

Eyewitness from Myanmar

Last week a military coup overthrew the government in Myanmar, imprisoning the elected leaders and restricting access to independent information to the public and citizens. Fojo talked to a media professional living in Yangon (the largest city in Myanmar), about how the situation is unfolding.

New liberal media law in Ethiopia

Fojo and IMS will further support the historic media reform process for Africa´s second largest population

Vietnamese journalists Need Sexual Harassment Free Newsrooms

2008, whilst being a university student, was the year when I first heard about a female journalist working at a nationally reputable newsroom being sexually harassed by her boss. The harassment was later concealed and forgotten.