Due Date: September 11, 2019

Applications are open for the Wits Journalism North Africa-China Training Workshop 2019 The Africa-China Reporting Task at Wits Journalism and Inkyfada based in Tunis welcome all reporters from Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria to send propositions to participate in a training workshop in Tunis throughout the week of October 7, 2019.

The workshop will concentrate on useful investigative strategies and abilities, in addition to check out China’s function in Africa and particular North African nations. The workshop will include professional fitness instructors put together by the Africa-China Reporting Task and Inkyfada, and will consist of training sessions on North African nations’ relations with China, existing patterns and misconceptions; multimedia journalism, online tools and resources; information journalism and information visualization, visual storytelling and audience engagement; and cyber security, to name a few subjects.

The workshop will likewise consist of engagement with and guidance of particular China-North Africa examinations to be carried out by the taking part reporters after the workshop for which they will get reporting grants.

Possible Examination Subjects

  • Chinese jobs, financial investments and employees in North Africa and the effect on regional neighborhoods
  • China’s efforts to advance industrialization and advancement in North Africa
  • Chinese training programs and abilities transfers/ task production in North Africa
  • Examinations on whether China’s financial investments in North Africa are carried out regularly with its dedications revealed in China Arab States Cooperation Online Forum (CASCF) files
  • The Belt & Roadway Effort (BRI) in North Africa and how the area is set to benefit and take part in future
  • Any proof of corruption or illegal activities by Chinese business in North Africa and how these can be examined
  • Cultural and people-to-people understandings and modifications
  • North African trainees trained in China and application of their abilities back in North Africa
  • Wildlife poaching and trafficking in North Africa and how if at all Chinese interests are included


  • Open to reporters from Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria


Applications need to be sent out to [email protected] by September 11 2019, and must include the following (just files in PDF format will be accepted):

  • Candidate CV
  • Quick proposition describing (a) story to be examined with clear heading; story importance, significance and anticipated results, (b) proposed publication/ platform, and (c) itemised spending plan for reporting examination amounting to no greater than United States $ 1,500
  • List of formerly released reporting

For additional information, see North Africa-China Training

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