According to the organisers, “the DCI aspires to equip Africans with skills related to new media which empower them and the organisations they work for by creating a long-lasting, far-reaching digital voice.”
The event bring together bloggers, podcasters, vodcasters, mobile journalists, citizen reporters, new media practitioners, online industry experts, and civil society representatives, the organisation says.
For more information about the event, visit the web site here
The DCI is part of the Highway Africa Conference, the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world. Last year the event attracted 701 journalist participants.
Highway Africa is a partnership between Rhodes University (School of Journalism and Media Studies) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), with the support of several partners, development agencies and sponsors.
For more information about Highway Africa, visit the web site here.