TechCamp Addis Ababa: An Eye Opener For Africa

Paul Shalala
March 23, 2023

“I went to Addis Ababa with many expectations and when I departed Bole International Airport for Zambia, I was sure that all my expectations had been met.” -Paul Shalala

Paul Shalala is a renowned Zambian journalist and blogger, focusing on the current political and social developments in Africa. In the fall of 2022, Shalala was chosen to work as a trainer in TechCamp Addis Ababa: Empowering Ethiopians through Media Literacy. During the three day event, he used his expertise on the subject matter to teach young leaders from Ethiopia vital media literacy skills and explain the importance of countering disinformation within the region.

Shalala wrote in-depth about his experience as a trainer and the specific teaching methods he used in his blog below titled “TechCamp Addis Ababa: An Eye Opener For Africa.”

You can read his full blog post here.

Paul Shalala (bottom left) with the other TechCamp Addis Ababa Trainers and ECA program designers.
Trainer Paul Shalala, giving a training session at TechCamp Addis Ababa.