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Facebook training to sharpen journalists’ digital skills

11 December 2019

Internet giant, Facebook is partnering with Kenya’s Aga Khan University (AKU) to equip locals with digital journalistic skills to tell their Kenyan stories. The six months "Video Journalism Fellowship" will be hosted at the AKU’s Graduate School of Media and Communications (GMSC) in Nairobi. Speaking at the launch event, AKU GSMC Interim Dean, Alex Awiti, said the AKU-Facebook partnership redefined citizen journalism where Kenyans would tell real-life stories using their smartphones to capture video content.