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AFP Fondation's African fact-checking project a winner of African News Innovation Challenge

Africa Check - a brand new fact-checking website devised by the AFP Foundation – was today named one of the winners of the inaugural African News Innovation Challenge – an internationally-backed contest aimed at strengthening the best in journalism in Africa.

Three AFP exhibitions at Visa pour l’Image

AFP, as it does every year, is attending the Visa pour l’Image photo festival in Perpignan from September 1 to 16.

This year no less than three of the 27 exhibitions on hand are devoted to AFP pictures.

You can also meet us at the Palais des Congrès, stall 17, during the festival’s professional week from September 3 to 9.

A thumbnail presentation of our pictures

Pedro Ugarte et Ed Jones

North Korea


Olympics: special AFP coverage of this summer’s major sports event

Sports, a strategic priority, are being featured at AFP all summer. Beginning long before the start of the events, AFP has been on the ground since London was named in 2005 to hold this year’s Olympic Games to monitor preparations.


AFP is sending 180 journalists to the Olympics in the British capital to provide comprehensive coverage of all the action and behind-the-scenes news.