African Investigative Journalism Conference 2016

 Sessions  |  Speakers  |  Program  |  Carlos Cardoso lecture 

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Come and learn how to do data journalism, how to make full use of your computer and the internet, and hear about the story behind the big stories, such as the Panama Papers.


African and international speakers share the best investigative stories of the year. And check out our trainers who will make you better investigative journalists: from data journalism to trainer in narrative journalism and reporting with your mobile phone.


   The full program of AIJC 2016 – Click here to view

Carlos Cardoso lecture

The Carlos Cardoso lecture, focusing on media freedom, will be delivered by Bob Rugurika (38), an investigative journalist and the director of the private and independent radio station Radio Publique Africaine (RPA) in Burundi

Venue and Contact Information

This conference will be held on the campus of WITS University.
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The next Global Investigative Journalism Conference will be held in Johannesburg in 2017.

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About African Investigative Journalism Conference

The African Investigative Journalism Conference is an annual event organized by the Journalism Programme of the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is Africa’s premier investigative journalism conference. The conference gives African and international investigative journalists an opportunity to learn new skills, hear about the top investigative stories and share experience.



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