We will be returning to face-to-face conferencing for this year’s African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2022) in Johannesburg. It will be our 18th gathering and it promises to be a bumper event: three days of sharing great stories,...
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Investigative Journalism Hubs
An interactive map of investigative journalism activity in sub-Saharan Africa.
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
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
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...
The critical need for changing gender imbalances in investigative journalism
By: Joy Letheba Malope and Excel Fongoma Throughout society, men dominate in almost every position of power in the workplace — from CEO positions to intermediate management, while women are given fewer opportunities — even in investigative journalism. Working as a...
The 18th African Investigative Journalism Conference kicks off in Johannesburg
Development executive producer Peter Morimi and investigative reporter Njeri Mwangi of BBC Africa Eye By: Mandla Zulu and Excel Fongoma The 18th annual African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) kicked off in Johannesburg on Monday. This is the first...
Carlos Cardoso Memorial
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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