THE AFRICAN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM CONFERENCE

2023 dates to be announced soon

REVISIT 2022

October 2022

#AIJC2022 was our biggest and best ever: 375 delegates from 34 African countries (and 20 others); over 140 speakers in 80+ sessions. Great networking. Lots of discussion. Powerful new work showcased. A memorable Carlos Cardoso Memorial Lecture. Packed training sessions. Okay, the coffee was not up to standard, but we will work on that for #AIJC2023. Subscribe to our newsletter (below) to be informed of our future plans.
 

 

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Applications Closed: Investigative Journalism Masterclass

Applications Closed: Investigative Journalism Masterclass

Update: Applications for the masterclass are now closed. The African Investigative Journalism Conference in collaboration with SKUP, the Association for Critical and Investigative Press in Norway, will offer an intensive training course on the...

Applications Closed: AIJC2022 Journalist Fellowships

Applications Closed: AIJC2022 Journalist Fellowships

Update: Applications for AIJC2022 journalist fellowships have now closed. The African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) offers a limited number of fellowships for participation in this three-day celebration of the continent’s investigative...

AIJC Student Newsroom

Undercover journalism – its potential and risks

Undercover journalism – its potential and risks

By: Zama Myeza and Kamohelo Mohlominyane Working as an undercover journalist can be detrimental to one’s psychological and emotional well-being. Once the scoop is published, people often don’t think about the people on the other side of the disguise. Undercover...

Carlos Cardoso Memorial
Lecture 2022

 

Delivered by Baba Deyda Hydara and Penny Sukhraj

The 2022 Carlos Cardosa Memorial Lecture was a moving and memorable event with two journalists telling of their campaigns for justice for their journalist loved ones who were killed in the line of duty. Baba Hydara of Gambia (son of Deyda Hydara, assassinated) and Penny Sukhraj-Hammerl (widow of Anton Hammerl, killed in Libya). The meeting adopted a declaration calling for an end to impunity for those who attack journalists.

 

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