THE 17TH AFRICAN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM CONFERENCE | 11-15 OCTOBER 2021

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THE 17TH AFRICAN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM CONFERENCE | 11-15 OCTOBER 2021

THE 17TH AFRICAN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM CONFERENCE COMING 11-13 OCTOBER 2021

REVISIT 2020

October 2020

Africa’s premier investigative
journalism
conference goes virtual.

Join the continent’s best for 25+ sessions of great stories, new tools and techniques, networking and master classes.

AIJC is organised by the Journalism Department of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Africa’s biggest annual gathering of working journalists, it is an opportunity to share great African work, learn new skills, hear how it is done and share experiences.

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Conference Material

The best of African Investigative Reporting

Investigative Journalism Hubs

An interactive map of investigative journalism activity in sub-Saharan Africa.

News

‘As African investigative journalists we to strengthen our local networks and work together, collaboratively.’

By Sandrine Sawadogo What is the status of collaborative journalism in Africa? What has been achieved and who are the actors? These questions are worth asking in light of the success stories of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). In just a few years, their projects have gone around the world and have positively ...

‘Journalists need to be resilient and go the extra mile when telling stories of conflict’

By Uchenna Igwe Abuja – Conflict journalist in Abuja, Nigeria, emphasised the need for collaborations between media houses, government authorities and other stakeholders, to achieve a bigger impact when reporting on conflict-related stories in the country.   Speaking during a panel on investigating humanitarian and conflict issues during the 17th African Investigative Journalism Conference 2021, ...

Can evidence unearthed by investigative journalists in Africa lead to prosecutions?

By Farai Shawn Matiashe Johannesburg– Multinational companies are the biggest perpetrators of corruption in Africa yet their crimes are sophisticated, posing a challenge for both journalists and prosecutors to come up with overwhelming evidence which can stand in courts. “Corporate crime is complicated. The chain of evidence has to be thorough, otherwise it can be ...

Carlos Cardoso Memorial Lecture 2021

To be delivered by Vanessa Tsehaye.

This year’s media freedom lecture focuses on Eritrea, which has one of the highest levels in the world of imprisoned journalists. Vanessa Behre is an Eritrean lawyer based in London who runs a campaign to free journalists from prison.

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