U.S. Embassy Niamey Funds Journalists’ Workshop in Zinder

A four-day workshop funded through the PD Innovation Fund with the intention of building the capacity of the younger generation of Nigerien journalists opened on Sunday in Zinder, a city located 900 km east of Niamey. The project was jointly implemented by the Association of Professional African Women Communicators – Niger (APAC-Niger)- and the State Institute of Journalism and Communication (IFTIC).  Key participants included the Mayor of Zinder, Dr. Sabo Bachir, the American Corner – Zinder Coordinator, Mahaman Salissou Abdou, and the APAC-Niger Chairperson, Amina Niandou. Twenty journalists from the eight regions of Niger participated in the workshop.