The jamlab online magazine showcases journalism and media innovations and innovators in africa. we aim to grow a network of innovators and to help build a ‘community of practice’ of media makers that can support each other by sharing advice and experience…


SA history, through photojournalist Rashid Lombard’s lens

The struggle photojournalist, activist and jazz photographer has given UWC custody of his archive, with plans to digitise it and start an accessible photography centre

  • Behind the rise of media support communities in Africa

    Within the journalism community, individuals and groups that used to work in proximity with each other have sought remote avenues through which they would temporarily replicate such encounters

  • Can Themba: South Africa’s rebel journalist

    Can Themba was a journalist and short story writer who challenged the apartheid state by foregrounding the pain and the joy of black life

  • The top fact-checking news websites in Africa

    Sorting fact from fiction: we have compiled a list of fact-checking organisations in Africa which have been working tirelessly to curb the spread of fake news and misinformation

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