In addition to seed grants, winners will receive support from Code for Africa’s technology labs, as well as mentorship and one-on-one workshop sessions from some of the world’s leading media strategists, business development experts, and marketing strategists. Winners may also be offered opportunities to pilot their projects in partner newsrooms.

Our Mission

To support digital innovation and experimentation that seeks to empower citizens by improving the quality and impact of African civic journalism by using new digital tools and techniques for ‘making’ news, along with new ways for audiences to engage with news, and new models for civic media organisations to sustain themselves.