Reporting Africa

Ahmed Rajab is Director and Editor of Africa Analysis, an authoritative fortnightly bulletin on economic, financial and political trends in Africa. Formerly a journalist at the BBC World Service, he also contributes on a freelance basis to the BBC and CNN on African affairs. Ahmed Rajab is also a member of an advisory group at the Africa department of the Foreign Office.

He will be talking about the problems of Africa and how it is portrayed in the media, the way forward for a positive representation of Africa and the role of the independent media in that process.