Twenty Ten wraps up

The Twenty Ten project is nearly wrapped up, though some exciting outcomes will still be revealed – including a book and an exhibition of some of the best of the work produced – and the content is still available for viewing and purchase online. Looking back on the project, Dave Larsen, Director of Africa Media … Read More One of Africa's leading news sites showcases Twenty Ten stories

via One of the Internet’s largest public content sites and the most popular Africa information destination on the web,  averages some two million visits and five million page impressions each month. This reach will certainly play a most important role in distributing the content of the Twenty Ten project far and wide – … Read More

Twenty Ten boosts African multimedia journalism

Lusaka, Zambia As part of the Twenty Ten project, World Press Photo hosted two multimedia workshops in 2010, one in Johannesburg, South Africa, and one in Lusaka, Zambia. These were the first two multimedia workshops run by World Press Photo in its 55 year history, reflecting the shift taking place in photojournalism globally with the … Read More

African voices reach all corners of the world

With 108 journalists from some 34 African countries, the ‘Allstar’ journalists of the Twenty Ten project certainly do hail from all parts of Africa. That was certainly made clear when we all sat together in the training workshops, comparing notes from our respective regions of the world. But I don’t think that many comprehend quite … Read More

The Dream Team

So, it’s official: the Twenty Ten Dream Team has been announced! These great journalists from all over Africa will be heading to South Africa to cover the 2010 World Cup, while the remaining Allstars will continue to cover the event from their home countries. We will feature some more of the Dream Team’s work on … Read More

Stories of people, stories of place

The focus of the photography mentoring here in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where we’ve just finished the fourth module of Twenty Ten’s journalism training, has been on storytelling, rather than merely the technical aspects of the craft. Gilles Coulon and Michael Zumstein poured their hearts and souls into imparting as much of their knowledge in this … Read More

All score in Burkina Faso

The warm night air here in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, invites us away from our workstations, but I see very few people lounging by the hotel’s poolside. The 33 French ‘Allstar’ print, photo and radio journalists that have converged from all parts of Francophone Africa for this, the final Twenty Ten training module, are … Read More

Lagos complete, looking to Burkina Faso

Lagos is a city to behold! It took me 4.5 hours to fly from Lagos to Nairobi last Tuesday. The previous day I had gone to see Emeke Izeze, MD of The Guardian and Gbenga Adefaye, Managing Editor of The Vanguard Newspaper in Lagos. I had left The Vanguard at 3:30 pm to take a … Read More

Telling it like it is: a Sudanese journalist reports on his Twenty Ten training

By Emmanuel Kele Twenty-four young African Journalists from twelve countries of Africa have concluded their Twenty-Ten World Cup media coverage workshop in Cairo, Egypt. The workshop brought together a genuine united Africa from South Africa, Angola, via Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan, Liberia, Ghana, and many other countries from the continent. The one week workshop which … Read More

African radio now online!

A key milestone in the Twenty Ten project has been passed as the first radio features were uploaded to Africa Media Online’s new MEMAT system. These three audio features are the first of the 11 that were produced by the ‘Allstars’ who trained in Cairo over the past two weeks, where they attended key matches … Read More