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Friday, November 17 • 17:15 - 18:30
Screening: Justice!

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Justice! is an investigative documentary on widspread corruption in Ghana’s judiciary. In September 2015, famed undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas made shocking revelations of payoffs among Ghanaian judges and other court officials. Working undercover with a team of reporters for two years, Anas gathered audio-visual evidence of 34 judges and over 100 judicial staff taking bribes to rule cases in favor of the highest bidder. He and his team produced a three-hour documentary, wrote a series of newspaper reports, and petitioned Ghana’s Chief Justice and President to fire the corrupt judges.


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Mathatha Tsedu

Director, SA National Editors' Forum
Mr Tsedu is an Adjunct Professor in the Journalism Department at Wits. He has conducted journalism training programmes both in South Africa and on the continent. He also started the Media24 Journalism Academy which provided work based experience and theory for journalism graduate... Read More →

Speakers
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Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Reporter/Director, Tiger Eye Media
I'm a Ghanaian undercover investigative journalist. Due to my work, I am anonymous and my anonymity is in fact an important tool in my investigations. My undercover investigations focus primarily on issues of human rights abuse (especially child abuses) and corruption. I have carried out undercover investigations in many countries and in different continents. My primary focus remains in Sub Saharan Africa. My human right investigations deals with creating a better life and providing equal opportunities for children and adults being abused to grow whilst my corruption investigations focus on Government employees and executives who instead of working for the people rather loot the national kitty and thus deprive citizens of essential amenities that would create a better standard of living for them. My works have received critical acclaim over the years and have led to changes in legislation, institutions and departments. President Barack Obama, in his first visit to Africa in 2009 after being elected President of the United States, singled my work out in a speech to... Read More →


Friday November 17, 2017 17:15 - 18:30
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 5 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg

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