Get the latest from Rory Peck Trust about our work, the awards and news for freelancers

Get the latest information and updates about Rory Peck Trust on our blog. We feature news about the awards, topics related to safety, security and professional Development.

RSS Feed

Posts tagged with 'africa'

Monday, 12 February 2018
Radio silence in exile? Not for these Burundian journalistsFreelancer news

Radio silence in exile? Not for these Burundian journalists

“When I found out that I was wanted by the Burundian ruling party’s militia, I felt as if the sky was falling on my head…”

Thursday, 03 August 2017
​RPT supports freelancers with safety and first aid training in NairobiFreelancer news

​RPT supports freelancers with safety and first aid training...

A new RPT partnership with VICE NEWS and ACOS Alliance has provided Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (HEFAT) for 14 freelance journalists in East Africa. The four-day course - delivered by Control Ris...

24 Jul 2017
Supporting the family of missing freelancer Jean BigirimanaFreelancer news

Supporting the family of missing freelan...

Last Saturday 22nd July marked one year since the disappearance of freelance journalist Jean Bigirimana in Burundi. We talked to Programme Officer Valentine Gavard about the impact this has had on Jean's fa...

04 Jun 2015

Uganda elections bring hard...

Views and Voices

With general elections looming, journalist safety is becoming a major concern. Last month, as part of a research trip to East Africa, the Rory Peck Trust travelled to Uganda to gain a better understan...

01 Mar 2013
Rory Peck Trust partners with Media Council of Kenya on journalist distress hotlineFreelancer news

Rory Peck Trust partners with Media Coun...

As Kenya goes to the polls on Monday 4th March, the Rory Peck Trust has partnered with the Media Council of Kenya to provide a unique assistance service for local freelance journalists covering this year's...

News letter sign up