Call for Applications: Journalism Fellowships, Liberia

Journalists with at least three years experience are invited to apply to join New Narratives as reporting fellows for one year projects on a range of topics including governance, democracy, human trafficking, gender-based violence, climate change, pollution, biodiversity and land rights. Funding is provided by Swedish International Development Assistance, the US State Department, Wellspring Philanthropic…

Job Alert: PT Editorial Consultant, Liberia

Job Description Job Title: PT Editorial Consultant Job Location: Monrovia, Liberia Time: 2-3 days a week over four months Remuneration: competitive New Narratives seeks a highly experienced editor to support and mentor our Liberia team in journalism production and project management skills. Deadline: January 31, 2024. To Apply: Send CV, cover letter and links to…

Air pollution: the growing threat to our food supply

Though it has not received much attention until now, air pollution has become a huge challenge around the globe, with significant implications for human life. The last few years have been hard on Saeed Jafat and his family. The 45-year-old maize farmer has no irrigation system or underground water supply. He depends entirely on the once-a-year rainy…

Air Pollution – Enemy of Children, Elderly and the Vulnerable 

In Ghana, a growing menace lurks in the air, imperilling the most susceptible members of the population—children and the elderly. This silent and invisible adversary, air pollution, has raised alarms among health experts who urge both the government and citizens to take immediate action….

Government Says It Has Cut Poverty but the World Bank Says It’s Rising.

When he took office in 2018 President George Weah promised his government would lift one million Liberians out of poverty by the end of his six year term. Half Liberia’s five million people live below in the poverty line. In January the Weah government declared a victory that surprised many people: it claimed to have…

Call for Applications for 10-month Fellowships Reporting on Air Pollution in Ghana

New Narratives is pleased to call for applications from leading Ghanaian journalists to join our project supporting fact-based, people-centered journalism on issues of air pollution in Ghana. Air pollution kills 6.7 million people around the world every year. 91% of those premature deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries. Air pollution is the second biggest…

New Narratives to Launch Clean Air Journalism Project in Ghana

New Narratives is thrilled to announce a new project with our partners at the Center for Innovation and Development (CJID) to support fact-based, people-centered journalism on issues of air pollution in Ghanaian media with support from the Clean Air Fund….

Job Alert: Senior Editor/Project Manager – Ghana

Job Location: Accra, Ghana Full Time Deadline: June 28th, 2023 The Center for Journalism Innovation and Development and New Narratives invite applications for a newly created role in our Ghana team to lead editorial output and manage partnerships supporting journalism on air pollution. This role will suit an entrepreneurial, senior journalist and team player with…

Breaking the Chains – After Being Trafficked to Oman a Group of Liberian Women Decided to Take Matters into Their Own Hands

Esther thought she was boarding a flight that would take her to a lucrative job in Dubai. Instead, she landed in Muscat, Oman, where she was beaten and sold into modern-day slavery. This is the incredible story of how Esther, and hundreds of other Liberian women, worked together to free themselves from human trafficking syndicates. …