Welcome to AMA Academy

Empowering the Future of African Journalism

Experience our innovative programs and supportive learning community, all designed to help you achieve your goals and transform your career in journalism and media.

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About Us

AMA Academy is a not-for-profit institution committed to providing journalists and media professionals in Africa with the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to succeed in today’s competitive media landscape. Our mission is to empower media professionals with the tools and support they need to transform their careers and achieve their personal and professional goals.

How does it work?

Application & Selection

The program is open to any journalist covering the trade, business, finance and tech sectors in Africa. Upon application, selected journalists will be contacted via email.

Training & Certification

Selected journalists will be trained in subjects such as History and transformation of financial services, AI and Open Banking. Selected journalists will be provided with an opportunity to interview speakers, who are experts in the area of tech.

Awards & Networking

The program will be an amazing opportunity to participate, learn and network with the best journalists in the industry. After the program, the best journalists will be awarded with a prize.

Why the Academy?

Upskill, teach and certify

We’re all about upskilling, teaching and certifying.
Our courses are designed by
the best minds in the world.

Innovate and monetize content

We believe that every journalist is an entrepreneur.Good content brings revenue and technology can be used for that purpose.


Journalists are rewarded for their hard work with the goal of encouraging them to continue their endeavors.

Join a skilled network

Our community is made up of like- minded entrepreneurs and innovators who are passionate about the media and Africa

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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about the Academy.

Programs are a series of online courses designed to help you master new skills in specialist areas. Programs include access to all courses within the Program, as well as assessments and the final digital certificate.

Any journalist operating in Africa can attend AMA Academy programs.

No. Programs are designed for you to master new skills in a specialist area. You will earn a digital certificate that proves your learning, but it does not carry university or professional accreditation.

No, all of our Programs consist of fully online courses. This means you can take attend a Program from anywhere in Africa.

Our courses are designed by seasoned experts in their field.

Still have questions?

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Please chat to our friendly team.

About AMA Academy

AMA Academy is an instritution that helps build highly demanded skillsets for those pursuing a career in the media industry.

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