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Applications for the African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) Fellowships 2022 are now open.

The African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) offers a limited number of fellowships for participation in this three-day celebration of the continent’s investigative reporting.

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This year the conference will return to a face-to-face event and will offer inspiring talks, engagement, networking and cutting-edge training in a range of skills.

They have had to move this year’s African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2022) a week later. It will now be held on October 31 – November 2, 2022 at Wits University, Johannesburg.


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  • The Fellowship will cover flights to Johannesburg, airport transfers, accommodation in single rooms, transport to and from the conference, meals and conference fees. It does not cover home-country transport, visa costs, personal in-country transport and hotel incidentals.


  • Open to journalists with a proven track record in investigative journalism who want to develop their skills and network with their colleagues.
  • Fellows will be asked to produce at least one piece of content arising out of the conference.
  • You will require a passport valid for a minimum of six months after the conference, and be available to travel from Sunday, Oct 30, to Wed / Thurs Nov 2 / 3 (depending on flight availability).


To apply, fill in the application form. Also, send your CV to [email protected] by July 31, 2022.

Special consideration will be given to those who submit a short video on what the conference means to them. All applications will be acknowledged on receipt and a final decision on places will be made by Monday, August 18, 2022.

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