African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2020)

We are just a few hours away from the opening of the 16th annual African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2020), and registrations have already surpassed our in-person gatherings in Johannesburg. You can still register here.

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We offer a fee waiver to freelancers, students, community media and others who need it.  To qualify, please send a motivation for a fee waiver to aijc@journalism.co.za.

Once you’ve registered for the conference, please download the conference app. You will be granted access to the app within 24 hours. This is where you will receive instructions on how to join all the sessions and receive daily communication from the team. 

Look out for these sessions THIS WEEK at #AIJC2020

  • Anas Anas went undercover to expose those who profit from quack Covid cures – Tues, Oct 6 at 14:00 GMT+2. 
  • A true Master Class, with BBC’s Paul Myers, in accessing open source information for investigative work with cutting edge skills and resources – Tues,  Oct 6 at 15:30 GMT+2.
  • The FinCEN Files, which reveal the role of global banks in industrial-scale money laundering, is one of ICIJ’s largest investigations, involving more than 400 reporters, including journalists from more than a dozen African countries – Wed, Oct 7 at 14:00 GMT+2. 
  • Tips and techniques as well as easy-to-use online tools for fact-checking and verifying the authenticity of videos – Fri, Oct 9 at 15:30 GMT+2. 

All this and 30 more sessions on the programme at this year’s #AIJC2020. Don’t miss out. 
 Best
#AIJC2020 Team