The MFWA will on Wednesday-Thursday, 10th –11th October, 2018 host about 70 seasoned investigative journalists from across West Africa in a conference on investigative journalism.
The two-day conference, which is being organized in collaboration with DW Akademie, will deliberate on the state of investigative journalism, discuss the challenges and explore ways of improving the practice in the sub-region.
The participants will focus on critical issues such as Building Safety nets for Investigative Journalism in West Africa; Cross border investigative journalism: Lessons from West Africa Leaks and Panama Papers and Driving Impact for Investigative reporting among other topical subjects.
The conference will be opened by former chairman of Ghana’s Media Commission, Diplomat and seasoned journalist, Ambassador Kabral Blay Amihere.
The event will also serve as a platform for cross border exchanges between journalists as well as providing an opportunity for synergies and networking.