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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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 ...
How investigative journalists exposed Covid-19 corrupt shenanigans

How investigative journalists exposed Covid-19 corrupt shenanigans

By Reggy Moalusi Millions of dollars raised to help fight and alleviate the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria could not be accounted for when investigative journalists started asking questions regarding expenditure and where it went to. This was one of the assertions made by Aderemi Ojenkule, a data journalist with Dataphyte in Nigeria. Ojenkule and his ...
Digital security, a pre-requisite for investigative journalists

Digital security, a pre-requisite for investigative journalists

By Tendai Gukutikwa Fact-Finding, while undercover or in the open in a world where online censorship and surveillance has become the order of the day is quite challenging for investigative journalists all over the world. At most, journalists have been harassed online, had their data stolen or their anonymous sources revealed and, in worst-case scenarios ...

Carlos Cardoso Memorial Lecture 2020

To be delivered by Mduduzi Mathuthu, Samira Saoub, 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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