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Friday, November 17 • 14:00 - 15:15
China in Africa & the World

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China is now the world's second largest economy and its actions affect the world. No where is this more true than in Africa, where trade with Chinese has ballooned to $200 billion and criticism has mounted over China's huge appetite for resources. 

The People's Republic poses unique challenges for investigative journalists. Our panelists will give you tips and perspective on how to cover China's emerging clout both from the inside and outside, from digging into opaque investments to following document trails back to Beijing.

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Ying Chan

Professor, Hong Kong University
Ying Chan is an editorial and media consultant, China expert, educator and journalist, and e-learning advocate. She is the founding director and professor (1999-2016) of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong, and the founding dean (2003-2011) of the journalism school at Shantou University in China. Under her leadership, the JMSC became the hub of pan-Asian journalism serving to promoting journalism standards, freedom of expression and digital innovation... Read More →
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Kimon de Greef

Journalist, Freelance
Kimon de Greef is a freelance journalist from Cape Town. He has published with Al Jazeera, the New York Times and Foreign Policy, among other outlets, and is currently writing a book on abalone poaching in South Africa.

Friday November 17, 2017 14:00 - 15:15 PST
Wits Science Stadium - 1st Floor, Room 104 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,