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IPI World Congress 2018 has ended

The International Press Institute (IPI) held its 2018 annual World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria from 21-23 June 2018. Under the theme “Why Good Journalism Matters”, the World Congress affirmed the indispensable role of quality media in building strong societies, showcasing investigative stories and projects that bring positive change to individuals and communities in Africa and around the world.

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Friday, June 22 • 16:30 - 17:00
Africa Media Forum: Understanding Terrorism and Conflicts in Africa

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Multiple security challenges on the African continent, from terrorism to violent extremism to organized crime, continue to threaten peace and displace citizens. What lies at the root of these conflicts, and how can journalists improve their coverage of them?

Moderators
avatar for Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Novelist, Journalist and Essayist, Thomson Reuters Foundation Correspondent
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani is a novelist, journalist and essayist. Her debut novel, I Do Not Come to You by Chance, won the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book (Africa), a Betty Trask First Book award, and was named by the Washington Post as one of the Best Books of the Year... Read More →

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Victor Bwire

Programmes Manager, Media Council of Kenya
Victor Bwire is programmes manager at the Media Council of Kenya. In addition to managing the programmes portfolio at the Council, he runs trainings on specialized reporting including safety and protection of journalists, media and terrorism and violent extremism, fake news and media... Read More →
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Hamza Idris

Politics Editor, Daily Trust Newspapers
Hamza Idris is the group politics editor at Daily Trust Newspaper in Nigeria. He was worked for Daily Trust in various capacities since 2005, including as reporter, correspondent, acting bureau chief and bureau chief, serving both in Nigeria’s volatile northeast and in Abuja. He... Read More →


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