2017


In 2017, we received a record number of applications – 159 entries from 25 countries – from Ethiopia and Egypt in the north to South Africa and Zimbabwe in the south, before entries closed on 31 August.

Winners

Runners-up

2016

After reviewing 130 entries from 22 countries the judges selected the following:

Winners

Runners-up

2015

After entries from more than 50 journalists in 15 countries, the jury selected the below winners and runners-up:

Winner

  • Best fact-checking report: Ben Ezeamalu, Premium Times, Nigeria

Runners-up

2014

In our inaugural year, we received entries from more than 40 journalists across 10 countries.

Edem Srem receives his certificate from Africa Check chair and AFP Foundation Director, Robert Holloway
Edem Srem receives his certificate from Africa Check chair and AFP Foundation Director, Robert Holloway

Winner

  • Edem Srem & Gifty Andoh Appiah, independent film-makers, Ghana

Runners-up