Online Course: African Continental Free trade Area (AFCFTA). The role of journalists
Monday, June 22, 2020 to Sunday, August 2, 2020
Web Based E-Learning
At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
Introduce the target group of media practitioners to basic essentials and practices of business, economics and trade;
Assist target group of media practitioners understand and appreciate the Africa economic development issues; and to understand and report on AfCFTA, African trade and related policy issues, and trade & International Political Economy.
Understand and report on AfCFTA phases, benefits for country structural transformation; and where AfCFTA stands in terms of achievements and way forward.
Understand and report on opportunities from the AfCFTA for a particular country/region, possible short term losses and how to mitigate them.
Equip target group of media practitioners with ethical guidelines in reporting African business and economics and other public policy issues;
Assist target group of media practitioners to improve their understanding and skills in reporting economic statistics and other technical data.