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Media Party Africa is hosted by the continent’s largest data journalism and civic technology federation, Code for Africa, in partnership with Hacks/Hackers Africa. Together, we’re gathering some of the world’s most exciting civic technologists, digital journalists and other social justice watchdogs from across the world for three days of workshops and talks.
We have speakers confirmed from Vox, ProPublica, ESPN, Buzzfeed Labs, Quartz, Huffington Post, Zeit Investigativ, Google, Jigsaw, First Draft News, the Gates Foundation, the Mozilla OpenNews Fellowships, and many more, talking everything from drone and sensor journalism, to how they’re pioneering 360˚and VR journalism, investigative technologies, geojournalism, verification, chat apps and the rise of the bots.

THIS SCHEDULE WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW SPEAKERS SIGN ON: PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR CHANGES.  

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Emrakeb Assefa

The African Editors' Forum
Secretary General
Emrakeb Assefa is the secretary general of The African Editors Forum (TAEF) and co-founder and current President of the Ethiopian Media Women’s Association (EMWA). She is also currently a lecturer and Coordinator of the Gender Office at the School of Journalism and Communication in Addis Ababa University (AAU). 
Friday, October 21
 

8:00am

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9:30am

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10:30am

10:45am

11:15am

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11:40am

11:45am

11:50am

11:55am

12:30pm

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:30pm

5:00pm

 
Saturday, October 22
 

9:00am

9:30am

10:00am

11:10am

11:20am

11:50am

12:10pm

12:20pm

12:30pm

12:35pm

12:40pm

2:30pm

3:30pm

5:00pm

 
Sunday, October 23
 

10:30am

11:10am

11:30am

11:40am

11:50am

12:00pm

12:15pm

1:15pm