#AFFCameroon: Meet Our Speakers for Cohort4

Africa Fact-checking Fellowship- #AFFCameroon

#defyhatenow’s Africa Fact-checking Fellowship Fourth Cohort will run from May to July 2021. Under the supervision of Adisi Cameroun, a host of expert at national and international levels have been shortlisted to share their wealth of knowledge and experience with the learners.

This May, we are honoured to receive the following experts:

Eugene N. Nforngwa, Speaker
Twitter: @Eugene_NforngwaEugene N Nforngwa is the Founder and Director of the Africa Knowledge and Policy Centre (AKPC), an international development research organization, based in Yaounde, Cameroon. His work focuses on the political economy and governance of climate change; critical issues in development practice; sustainable energy transition and access; and the role media play in shaping and fostering international development practice and policy.
He teaches New Frontiers in Journalism (including topics such as Fake News and Hate Speech in Media) in the Peace Journalism Graduate Program at the Protestant University of Central Africa. A former journalist, he holds an MSc in Climate Change and International Development from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, and an MA in International Cooperation, Humanitarian Action, and Sustainable Development jointly from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon and the Ca Foscari University of Venice, Italy.

Paul Joel Kamtchang, Encadreur
Twitter: @KAMTCHANG1
Paul-Joel Kamtchang is a Datactivist and Data Journalist wearing his cap as Executive Secretary of ADISI-Cameroon, the organization that supports www.datacameroon.com a platform for promoting Data Journalism and fact-checking.
He is an associate expert in the #Defyhatenow project, an initiative funded by #rOG-Agency based in Berlin, Germany. Co-author of several essays on digital rights in Cameroon and in Africa, Paul-Joel KAMTCHANG is also selected for the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship Award in Washington Dc.
Dr Sakah Bernard Nsaidzedze, Speaker
Twitter : @NsaiNsai
Dr. Sakah Bernard Nsaidzedze is a Governance, Peace-building, Gender & Digital Rights for Development Consultant. He has +15 years track record in leadership & community service & over 10 years professional experiences is diverse domains of his expertise at local & international levels. Dr. Sakah holds a PhD & Masters degrees in Governance & Regional Integration from the Pan African Union under the auspices of the African Union Commission among a plethora of professional & academic qualifications. He is a highly passionate researcher with several peer reviewed publications. He has served as Managing Director of Big Steps Outreach Network (BONET) for over 9 years among multiple social initiatives he has found/co-found. He remains passionate about fostering digital rights as human rights, peace-building, good governance, gender equality and sustainable development.