Ghana’s 2024 Elections: Fact-checking training for social media influencers

  • Are you young and influential on social media in Ghana with at least 5,000 plus followers?
  • Are you between the ages of 25-35 years?
  • Are you interested in acquiring knowledge on fact-checking and how to counter mis/disinformation in Ghana’s 2024 electioneering processes?

Here’s a unique opportunity for you!

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), with funding support from the Foreign Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO), is organising a capacity-building workshop on fact-checking and countering mis/disinformation for young social media influencers in Ghana.

The workshops will enhance the knowledge of participants on the phenomenon of mis/disinformation and equip them with the relevant tools and skills for analysing content and how to counter mis/disinformation, particularly in the context of the upcoming 2024 electioneering processes in Ghana.

Target Beneficiaries

Young individuals (aged below 30) with significant influence on social media platforms (at least 5,000 plus following) and based in Accra.


The training workshop will combine both theory and practice as a method of delivery. Beneficiaries will take part in individual as well as group assignments and presentations.

Meals and transportation for the participants will also be covered with post-training content support provided by Fact-Check Ghana.

Application Process and Deadline:

Interested candidates should click here to apply no later than February 20, 2024.

Female social media influencers are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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