This year’s African Investigative Journalism Conference brought together over 250 participants from 28 countries. Apart from the Panama Papers, a key focus of the conference was on reporting terrorism. The participants could also improve their data journalism skills in hands-on workshops.
For the third time since the network was founded in Nairobi in 2014, bloggers from eight Sub-Saharan African countries met in Kampala, Uganda for the annual #AfricaBlogging workshop. Topics for discussion included political blogging on the continent, Africa's digital footprint and how to further involve Francophone West Africa in the project.
A chronicle of events
At the end of May, two months before the municipal elections, South Africa’s public broadcaster SABC announced it would no longer show footage of the destruction of public property during protests. The censorship caused massive protest from Civil Society organisations. Our chronicle gives an overview of what has happened.
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This year’s African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg brought together journalists from 28 countries with the support of KAS Media Africa. In the welcoming session, [...]
What does it take to be an influencer in Africa? A group of young online thought leaders who variously define themselves as civic activists, commentators, human rights defenders and political bloggers met in Kampala, Uganda [...]
A Chronicle of Events
At the end of May, two months before the municipal elections, South Africa’s public broadcaster SABC announced it would no longer show footage of the destruction of public property during protests. The censorship caused massive [...]
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