Chikezie Omeje And Munyaradzi Makoni Win 2019 African Academy Of Sciences Science Journalism Awards

Chikezie Omeje and Munyaradzi Makoni have emerged winners of the 2019 African Academy Of Sciences Science Journalism Awards.

Chikezie Omeje, head of newsroom, senior investigative and data reporter of the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), and Zimbabwean reporter Munyaradzi Makoni received a cash prize award of $3,000 each in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia for their reports in science journalism.

The award was presented during the Grand Challenges Annual meeting in Addis- Ababa, a meeting that brings scientists and policy makers together, creating solutions to global health problems.

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Winners Of 6th Africa Check African Fact-Checking Awards

Winners have emerged at the sixth annual Africa Check African Fact-Checking Awards held at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa on 29 October 2019.

Nigerian journalist Odinaka Anudu received the Fact-Check Of The Year By A Working Journalist award – the flagship award for his investigative work published in BusinessDay Nigeria, ‘Ongoing projects in South East: Truth vs Lies’.

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