NEW – Media Talk: The Real Africa

Talk Tuesday 29th April, 2008
Leading African journalists and media specialist discuss big African stories seen from the African point of view.

Despite the continent’s huge diversity, western coverage of Africa is dominated by a few well-worn stories.

Our panel discusses the real Africa and the coverage of the continent in the local and western media.

Ferial Haffajee – Editor-in-chief, Mail and Guardian newspaper, South Africa.

Azubuike Ishiekwene – Executive Director, Publications, Punch Nigeria Limited.

Brahima Ouedraogo – Senior Reporter, Radio Burkina.

Moderated by Joel Kibazo – journalist and media consultant.

The panellists are members of the jury of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Award.