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Africa-China News Review for 1-15 Nov. 2021, with Eric Olander

This is the first in a new series of progammes produced by the Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP) and the China Africa Project (CAP) in which we review the major stories of the last two weeks and look ahead to the next few weeks. ACRP Project Coordinator Barry is joined by Eric Olander, CAP Managing Editor.  

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Challenging stereotypes by reporting on China in Africa with Jenni Marsh

Journalist Jenni Marsh (Supervising producer, CNN International) shares her wide knowledge and experience reporting on China in Africa and discusses how to challenge stereotypes about China through Africa-China reporting with practical guidance and tips for journalists. Jenni talks through her reporting, focusing on the African community in Guangzhou and how to avoid falling into popular stereotypes.

This webinar was originally broadcast by the ACRP on 21 April 2021.

Journalist roundtable on COVID-19 vaccine reporting, hosted by Eric Olander

Covid-19 vaccination and nationalism is one of the major news stories of 2021. What impact is it having on Africa-China relations? And how are journalists covering the story? Eric Olander of ACRP partner the China Africa Project leads a discussion with two African and two Chinese journalists on the dynamics of reporting in various countries and by governments on the framing and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. Featuring Liam Lee (Chief International Desk Correspondent at Ta Kung Pao Daily), Hangwei Li (PhD Candidate at SOAS University of London), Dickens Olewe (BBC journalist and podcaster), and Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu (Contributor at Quartz).

This webinar was originally broadcast by the ACRP on 12 May 2021