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Makinia Juma

Makinia Juma currently holds the position of Kenya deputy editor for Africa Check, having initially joined the organisation as a senior researcher in 2021. Specialising in the mis/disinformation landscape, Makinia boasts experience in empowering journalists, students, and leaders in different fields through tailored training programs, addressing the nuanced challenges of information disorder specific to Kenya. Her portfolio includes the production of numerous reports covering a spectrum of topics within the realm of fact-checking. Prior to her current role, Makinia held positions as a verification researcher and senior fact-checker at PesaCheck. Makinia finds joy in expressing her passion for dance, particularly in Kizomba and Konpa styles.

Kenya deputy editor

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