The Centre, with financial support from Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), is running a three months fellowship for print and broadcast journalists.
This project is meant to cultivate, enhance and promote investigative journalism in Lesotho. The interns are learning, through practice with the Centre, skills and tactics of handling investigative reporting, report on issues of national interest and concern to promote accountability and transparency from leaders, expose corruption and wrongdoing, protect human rights and promote good governance.
Currently four fellows have been selected and each shall take three months with the Centre. These four successful applicants are going to enjoy an opportunity to work with our friendly but hardworking and innovative team to strengthen their investigative skills hands on.
The fellowship is fully a hands-on programmes where candidates are expected to: – propose story ideas; do investigations; and publish under the strict guidance of their mentors.
The MNNCIJ also offers a reasonable monthly stipend and resources to its fellows in doing their stories.