The Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP), hosted at the Journalism Department of the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, aims to improve the quality of reporting on Africa-China issues by providing facilitation and capacity building for journalists via reporting grants, workshops and other opportunities. The ACRP facilitates journalists to investigate complex dynamics and uncover untold stories, with an emphasis on on-the-ground impact and perspectives to illustrate how the lives of the people of Africa are changing amid the comprehensive phenomenon of Africa-China interactions. 

Visit the How to apply for a grant page for guidelines on how to apply for reporting grants, or see Opportunities for journalists to keep up to date with all the ACRP’s new opportunities for journalists such a workshops and calls for applications. See Published features for the latest Africa-China journalism supported by the ACRP. 

The ACRP’s online training and dissemination partner is The China Africa Project (CAP) by Eric Olander and Cobus van Staden. CAP is a multimedia resource dedicated to exploring every aspect of China’s growing engagement with Africa. 

The ACRP’s dedicated journalism training website is located at 

For any upcoming webinars please see 

The Africa-China Reporting Project is funded by the Ford Foundation. 

Please find the Africa-China Reporting Project on the following platforms: 

Contact information

For more information please get in touch with us at 

Wits Journalism Department
12th Floor University Corner
Braamfontein, Johannesburg 

Project Coordinator:
Barry van Wyk
011 717 4692 

Assistant Project Coordinator:
Bongiwe Tutu
011 717 4965 


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