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Tuesday, October 13 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Building Media Credibility and Trust in Africa

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Discussion with investigative journalists on understanding the scope of the challenge for journalism and narrowing on the stories, and building the collaborations, to have impact.

In partnership with Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Media Programme Subsahara Africa).


Note:  Joan Chirwa, founder of the Free Press Initiative Zambia was not able to join the discussion.

Moderator / Host
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Christoph Plate

Director Media Programme South East Europeeast Europe, KAS
Christoph Plate is Director of the Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. In the 1990s he worked as contributing Africa Correspondent for the German Newsmagazine “Der Spiegel”, based in Nairobi, Kenya, reporting... Read More →

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Amanyehun R. SiSAY

Executive Editor, Ethiopian Business Review (#EBR Magazine)
Amanyehun R. SiSAY is an expert media and communications specialist and business consultant. He draws a valuable experience of over 15 years in the subject gained through research, training and newsroom practice. In 2011, he founded the Champion Communications and has since been as... Read More →
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Joan Chirwa

Founder, Free Press Initiative Zambia
Joan Chirwa, a journalist with 16 years of experience both in the field and management position, is a self-driven and highly motivated media personality.Born on August 7, 1981, Joan holds a Master of Arts Degree in Mass Communication from Leicester University in the United Kingdom... Read More →
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Simon Allison

Africa Editor, Mail & Guardian
Simon Allison is the Africa Editor of the Mail & Guardian, and founding editor of The Continent, which won this year's Africa Digital Media Award for Best News Service. He has been a foreign correspondent, focussing on Africa, for a decade. He is on the board of the Foreign Correspondents... Read More →

Tuesday October 13, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST