The Highway Africa Conference is a project of Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa), in partnership with Telkom, Absa Barclays and MTN. Over the years the conference has been at the centre of Africa’s debates on the interface of journalism and new media.
Exchanging experiences, expertise and workshops. Free Press Unlimited’s partner meeting in Istanbul was all about true partnership. Except for one thing: the award competition. All partners were asked to submit their most prestigious project. Quite a challenge, also for the jury. The award winners were granted prize money to reinforce existing projects or set up promising initiatives in the field of media development.
FAIR members Stefan Hofstatter, Mzilikazi wa Afrika and Rob Rose, based at Sunday Times investigations, walked away with three awards for ‘Shoot to Kill: Inside a South African Police Death Squad’. Continue reading
Ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas and the Africa Investigates team, have been awarded the prestigious One World Media Awards for the groundbreaking investigative documentary titled Spell of the Albino. It was at a grand ceremony held at Kings Place in London during May 2012.