Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF) on 27 October 2017 signed a grant contract valued at Sh167 million to work with Zanzibar Leo Newspaper as part of its content with transformation programme which aims to achieve sustainable investigative journalism in Tanzania. Speaking at the partnership launch event which was held alongside TMF’s quarterly learning session for journalists in Zanzibar, TMF executive director Ernest Sungura noted that this is just one of the organisation’s efforts to strengthen media on the isles as part of its mandate to build media capacity for promoting accountability in Tanzania. TMF previously supported Zanzibar Leo
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Our second batch of 2017 rural dispatch grantees are meeting in Dodoma from 4 to 8 July 2017. Amongst other things, today's opening session posed the question 'what does it take to produce great journalism?'

Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF) in collaboration with the European Journalism Centre (EJC), an independent, international, non-profit foundation dedicated to promoting the highest standards in journalism, conducted a three-days Data Journalism Training of Trainers Programme to strengthen the capacity of TMF-formers trainees of Data Journalism in 2016, so as they can be trainers of Data Journalism.

The training took place from 17 July to 19 July 2017.