Fact-Checking, Verification and Media Literacy

Fact-Checking, Verification and Media Literacy


Fact-checking and verification platform. DUBAWA is a West African independent verification and fact-checking project initiated by the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) and supported by the most influential newsrooms and civic organisations in West Africa to help amplify the culture of truth in public discourse, public policy, and journalistic practice. It is in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and The Gambia.

Kwame Karikari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship

Inspired by the need to tackle and curb the rapid spread of mis- and dis-information and further expand the art and reach of verified and accurate information to rural and urban societies, to institutionalise a culture of fact-checking across the sub-region, and to build knowledge around the menace of information disorder.

Week for Truth

To support efforts at countering mis- and disinformation by equipping citizens with the necessary knowledge, skills and tools to engage with media and information ethically. This includes the ability to discern the integrity of the information they come across etc.

Campus Fact-checking Project

Seeks to address concerns of poor journalism, unprofessionalism, and ethical lapses (including spreading of ‘fake news’), etc., by offering journalism and media and communication students the opportunity to acquire real-world experience in the profession.