Dates for #AIJC2023 have been announced! This year’s conference will take place 20 – 22 November at Wits University in Johannesburg. We want to ensure we present the most interesting work and journalists on the continent. We invite you to suggest speakers, panels, themes or training. Do you have something that needs to be shared with your colleagues? Do you have a topic, or some particular training that you think would enhance the conference? Do you have an idea for a discussion that belongs on the programme?

Please fill in this form before June 9, 2023.

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Keep an eye out for details on next year’s conference.

Investigative Journalism Hubs

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


AIJC 2022 – follow the money to root out corruption

AIJC 2022 – follow the money to root out corruption

By: Excel Fongoma The South African political party funding act has given new levels of insight into the individuals and corporations that fund political parties. Journalists attending the African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) were...

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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