THE 16TH ANNUAL EDITION OF THE AIJC CONFERENCE

6-30 October 2020

THE 16TH ANNUAL EDITION OF THE AIJC CONFERENCE

6-30 October 2020

THE 16TH ANNUAL EDITION OF THE AIJC CONFERENCE

6-30 October 2020

THE 16TH ANNUAL EDITION OF THE AIJC CONFERENCE

6-30 October 2020

THE 16TH ANNUAL EDITION OF THE AIJC CONFERENCE

6-30 October 2020

THE 16TH ANNUAL EDITION OF THE AIJC CONFERENCE

6-30 October 2020

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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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Do not glorify police, investigative journalists warned

Do not glorify police, investigative journalists warned

By Jenipher Changwanda As the #EndSARS protests intensified in Nigeria, resulting in loss of lives, journalists attending the virtual Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) webinar, co-organised with the African Investigative Journalism Conference 2020 (AIJC2020), have been urged not to glorify the police – but dig deeper in their drive to uncover police brutality. Amal El ...
Winners of African Fact-Checking 2020 Awards announced during a virtual ceremony

Winners of African Fact-Checking 2020 Awards announced during a virtual ceremony

By Heggar Maviza “Whoever tells the truth is chased out of nine villages”, these were the opening words of the 2020 African Fast-Check Ceremony Awards Host’, Lee Mwiti, who is also chief editor at Africa Check. The seventh award ceremony was held virtually on Thursday, October 22, during the African Investigative Journalism Conference 2020 (AIJC2020). ...
Opinion: Little has changed 43 years on, as South African media commemorate Black Wednesday

Opinion: Little has changed 43 years on, as South African media commemorate Black Wednesday

By Reggy Moalusi The recent harassment of South African reporter Nobesuthu Hejana by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters while covering a story was a stark reminder of how the abuse and harassment of journalists around the world is prevalent and disgusting, and also how some are always ready to defend this abuse. Hejana, an ...

Carlos Cardoso Memorial Lecture 2020

To be delivered by Mduduzi Mathuthu, Ansbert Ngurumo, Lina Attalah, and Matias Guent.

Four African countries where journalists and journalism are under attack will be the focus of this year’s Carlos Cardosa Memorial Lecture – held in partnership with the Committee for the Protection of Journalists.

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