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Saturday, November 18 • 15:45 - 17:00
Terrorism & Extremism

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 The global spread of terrorism and extremism has become one of the hallmarks of instability in the 21st Century. What special skills and techniques does it take for journalists to go deeper than official reports and find out what's really happening? How can you piece together the reality of underground movements and violent behavior? And how can you protect yourself when you're diving into such an unpredictable world? We have an extraordinary lineup of journalists who have broken story after story on ISIS, al Qaeda, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab, and more.

Moderators
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Vivienne Walt

Journalist, TIME & Fortune
Vivienne Walt is this year's SABEW winner for international reporting, small and medium publications. She has written since 2003 for TIME Magazine, which she first joined as a correspondent while covering the Iraq War. She also writes for Fortune Magazine. For both, she's traveled... Read More →

Speakers
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Aminu Abubakar

Northern Nigeria Correspondent, Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Aminu Abubakar is a journalist based in northern Nigerian city of Kano where he grew up. The 46- year old has worked for local newspapers before joining Agence France-Presse (AFP) in 2000 as a freelance correspondent covering northern Nigeria. The Thomson Reuters fellow has extensive... Read More →
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Mohamed Ali

Former Chief investigations editor, Member of Parliament & ex-Kenya Television Network
Mohamed Ali is an award-winning Kenyan investigative journalist and has recently been elected to Kenya's parliament. While he continues to practice as a journalist, he is the former chief investigations editor for the Kenya Television Network. He has exposed social ills and corruption... Read More →
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Axel Gordh Humlesjö

TV host and investigative journalist, SVT
Axel Gordh Humlesjö is a producer, TV host and investigative journalist at Uppdrag Granskning, the investigative program at Swedish public broadcasting SVT. He specializes in right-wing extremism, organized crime and digital research. In 2015 he was an IRE Awards finalist for a report... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 15:45 - 17:00
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 3 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,

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