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How News Is Lost

Kelechukwu Ogu and Habib Oladapo IN 2017, British writer, Howard Jacobson, sat down with BBC Hard Talk presenter- Stephen Saca. As the discussion got heated, he flew into a rant, ‘They’re not reading, they can’t concentrate, they don’t know the nature of the discourse that they...

Civic Media Lab Wins Mo Ibrahim Foundation Editors’ Lab Hackathon

Sahara Reporters Media Foundation’s Civic Media Lab displaced other newsrooms from around Africa to win the Global Editors’ Network Editors Lab Hackathon organized by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation at the recently held event in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The team led by Oluwaseun Akinfolarin developed a prototype...

Zabe App Hits 3,000 Downloads As Nigerians Gear Up For Elections

As Nigerians gear up for the 2019 elections, the Centre for Civic, Citizen’s Welfare and Community Development (CCWD) and Civic Media Lab have developed an election monitoring mobile application named Zabe. The app, according to the organisations, seeks to democratise the elections observation process and create...