Africa Check depends on the support and assistance of our key partners, our funders and our allies in the media and civil society. These include:

  • afp foundation logoAFP Foundation, the non-profit training arm of the international news agency AFP, was set up in 2007 to raise media standards and promote accurate, non-partisan reporting worldwide.
  • ejicomEjicom is a leading school of Higher Education in Journalism, Communication and Digital Media. Based in Dakar, Senegal and founded in 2011, Ejicom trains journalism students in high-level media skills with a focus on innovation in digital and new media in all its training programmes. It is a pioneer in the field in francophone sub-Saharan Africa.
  • KAS KAS Media Africa was established in 2002 as part of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung’s global media programme to promote an independent and pluralistic media landscape, support journalists, help them improve their skills, support reform of media law and create space for meaningful dialogue between media and politics.
  • millennium trustMillennium Trust is a private philanthropic trust, established in 2010 with the objective to support individuals, organisations and projects with innovative approaches to promoting constitutional rights, sustained economic growth, high quality education, informed public debate, independent democratic institutions and efficient service delivery in South Africa. The trust currently supports more than forty projects in a variety of thematic areas.
  • Omidyar Network Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm dedicated to harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives. Established in 2004 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam, the organization invests in and helps scale innovative organizations to catalyze economic and social change.
  • osfThe Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. Working with local communities in more than 100 countries, the Open Society Foundations support justice and human rights, freedom of expression, and access to public health and education. They have provided funding since 2013.
  • shuttleworthAt the Shuttleworth Foundation we hold a vision for a better future centred around open principles. We want a world with open education for all, open scientific facts leading to new discoveries, and open technologies that let us solve the world’s problems as a single community.
  • wits journalism logoThe Journalism Department of the University of the Witwatersrand, located in Johannesburg, is one of the leading centres for the teaching of journalism in South Africa.