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Tuesday, October 30 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Carlos Cardoso Memorial Lecture: Befekadu Hailu Techane (Ethiopia)

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This annual lecture to commemorate a journalist who was killed while investigating corruption in Mozambique will focus on Ethiopia, a country which has seen intense struggles over media freedom in recent years, delivered by a writer who has been at the heart of that struggle.

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Befeqadu Hailu Techane

Executive Deputy Editor, Addis Maleda newspaper
Befeqadu Hailu Techane is an Ethiopian writer, activist, and blogger. He is a member of the Zone 9 Bloggers group that were arrested in 2014 due to their blogging activities after being accused of inciting violence through writing. He has been the editor of various newspapers, and currently he is a Deputy Executive Editor of Addis Maleda, a weekly newspaper, a columnist for Duestche Well... Read More →

Tuesday October 30, 2018 5:30pm - 6:30pm SAST
Auditorium 3 Wits Science Stadium, Ground Floor