Ghana’s Ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, will be the speaker at the maiden edition of the Media Foundation for West Africa’s (MFWA) Journalism for Change Dialogue series, on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, at the British Council Hall.
The event will focus on the role of investigative journalism in promoting accountability and anti-corruption. It will be chaired by the former Commissioner of Ghana’s Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr. Emile Short.
The Journalism for Change (J4C) project is an initiative of the MFWA aimed at promoting and inspiring high quality, impact-oriented investigative journalism. The Dialogue series, which form part of activities under the project, seek to highlight and inspire quality journalistic works that promote good governance and fight corruption in society.
“The J4C project is simply about promoting critical, quality journalism that help bring the positive changes we all want to see in society. It is about journalism for impact; it is about journalism that drive change and impact on lives,” said Sulemana Braimah, the Executive Director of the MFWA.
In the maiden edition, multiple award-winning investigative journalists, Anas Aremeyaw Anas will shed some of his mystique as he comes face to face with the public to share his rich experience in fighting social evils through investigative journalism.
The event is scheduled to start at 4:30 pm and is open to the general public.