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19 Nov 2015
Zein Al-Rifai, a regular contributor to AFP in Syria, has won the prestigious Rory Peck Award which recognises the best work by freelance photo and video journalists.
13 Nov 2015
The AFP Foundation today announced the launch of the first independent, non-partisan fact-checking website in francophone West Africa
The website www.fr.africacheck.org was devised and developed by the AFP Foundation, with the support of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), and in a partnership with the EJICOM journalism school in Dakar, Senegal, where its editorial team is based.
5 Nov 2015
AFP and SINA Sports have signed a content agreement allowing the leading Beijing-based news portal to feature AFP’s extensive coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics and Euro Soccer Championship.
28 Oct 2015
EUROVISION and AFP, via its subsidiary AFP-Services, announced today they are jointly developing a brand new service, MyWorldReporter. The new offering will help broadcasters around the world to gain a competitive advantage by being able to instantly access a worldwide network of video journalists.
19 Oct 2015
Faced with a lack of any action following an attack on their Burundi correspondent Esdras Ndikumana on August 2 as he carried out his work, RFI and AFP have filed a complaint for torture against persons unknown at the supreme court in Bujumbura.