The Wits School of Journalism is hosting the 2016 African Investigative Journalism Conference (previously the Wits Journalism Power Reporting Conference) on 7-9 November 2016...
1 Nov 2016
At 'Power Reporting', African journalists can develop their skills from the expert knowledge of 40 speakers, across 60 sessions, be it on tracing money, mapping or data visualisation, telling better stories or learning more about media law...
15 Oct 2014
At the University of the Witwatersrand this week, we honoured a patriotic journalist who was killed because of his investigative work.
Anton Harber 1 Nov 2013
MAPUTO: One of Mozambique's finest photojournalists, 48 year old Alirio Joel Chiziane, died in Maputo Central Hospital on Friday evening, 11 May 2012, the victim of a sudden illness.
14 May 2012
Maputo: The daily newsheet Mediafax, the first of the Mozambican independent media, published its 5 000th issue on Thursday, 8 March 2012.
9 Mar 2012
When on 18 March this year the Daily Nation, one of Africa's biggest and most successful independent newspapers, celebrated its 50th anniversary, Charles Onyango Obbo, a columnist for the Nairobi, Kenya, paper, wrote, "It has mostly been hell on earth for the African media for most of these 50 years. In fact the freest period for the African media generally has been the 15-year period between 1990 and 2005."
Professor Kwame Karikari 11 Aug 2010
Contrary to recent reports to the effect that he'd been recaptured, the man convicted of killing journalist Carlos Cardoso is still on the run.
17 Dec 2008
Killer of journalist Carlos Cardoso re-arrested after third prison escape.
10 Dec 2008
As the African Union Heads of State and Government Summit kicked off in Ghana's capital on Sunday, 1 July, the continent's journalists presented a demonstration of their profession in the form of a recently launched book.
Lavinia Mahlangu 3 Jul 2007
The Committee to Protect Journalists' (CPJ's) has released their annual survey of press freedom conditions around the world.
3 Apr 2003