MARK THE DATE: Africa-China Training Forum at AIJC2021 – 14 October 2021

The Africa-China Reporting Project’s annual Forum event will this year focus specifically on training and tools for journalists, and will take place as an online training session at the Wits Centre for Journalism‘s African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC 2021) on 14 October at 10:00-11:30 am (CAT). The Africa-China Training Forum will be free to attend, please see details below on how to register.

The Forum will be hosted by Bongiwe Tutu (Assistant Project Coordinator, ACRP) & Cobus van Staden (Director of Research & Analysis, CAP), and will feature insights from three journalism training workshops the ACRP conducted in partnership with African organizations in 2021 in Nigeria (Paradigm Initiative), Malawi (Centre for Investigative Journalism) and Zimbabwe (Information for Development Trust). The event will also feature a discussion of the ACRP’s hybrid training strategies in the era of COVID-19 and an overview of the ACRP’s training website launched in 2020, and a summary of the leading Africa-China news and investigations of 2021.

Full programme

How to register

  • Head to the African Investigative Journalism Conference registration page at and select Register now
  • It will show five upcoming AIJC events in five different cities, just choose the one closest to you
  • Click on the green link Tickets, scroll down and select the option Africa-China Session only, then click Checkout
  • Fill in the form and then click Complete order

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