From the Ebola outbreak to the trial of Oscar Pistorius and #bringbackourgirls, news events in Africa capture the global imagination. At this event, award winning journalists and researchers discus the international reporting of Africa.

Our panel includes:

Andrew Harding BBC Africa Correspondent and author of The Mayor of Mogadishu

Suzanne Franks Head of the Department of Journalism at City, University of London. Co-editor of

Africa’s Media Image in the 21st Century.

Dan McDougall Africa Correspondent for The Sunday Times and British Foreign Journalist of the Year 2009

Mel Bunce Senior Lecturer in Journalism and co-editor of Africa’s Media Image in the 21st Century.

Michela Wrong Former reporter for Reuters and the BBC World Service and the author of three non-fiction books on Africa

Abdullahi Tasiu Abubakar Lecturer in Journalism and former BBC World Service correspondent in Nigeria.

Wednesday 2nd November

6-7pm, followed by a wine reception

Venue: City University, Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre

Free sign up here.


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