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1st Graduates from a Paid-Fellowship for African Content Creators

Amplify, Africa's first paid-fellowship for content creators, held a graduation for its inaugural cohorts on Friday 7 April in Nairobi, Kenya. Three teams of young storytellers from Rwanda, Kenya and Nigeria presented their final projects--a branded content campaign for GE Africa--to an all-star panel, including Patricia Obozuwa, Director of Communications for GE Africa. The Fellowship was launched in 2016 by Zain Verjee and Chidi Afulezi, the co-founders of aKoma, a content and storytelling platform focused on Africa. Read more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

Ivy Mwai of MasterCard Foundation, Zain Verjee co-founder aKoma and Amplify with Amplify Fellow, Zeddy

Amplify judging panel. The panel includes Patricia Obozuwa, Director of Communications for GE Africa. For their final projects for the media fellowship, each country cohort was tasked with creating a branded content campaign for GE Africa.

aKoma co-founders and winning Kenya team. Amplify, Africa's first paid-fellowship for content creators, held a graduation for its inaugural cohorts on Friday 7 April in Nairobi, Kenya. The Fellowship was launched in 2016 by aKoma, a content and storytelling platform focused on Africa.

Chidi Afulezi aKoma Co-founder. The Amplify Fellowship was launched in 2016 by founders of aKoma, a content and storytelling platform focused on Africa.

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