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Chris Kabwato

Director of Highway Africa, a position he assumed in 2003

Highway Africa is a Centre within the School of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa). Among other things, Highway Africa is a network of African journalists which exists to promote the use of digital media by journalists. Highway Africa convenes the continent’s largest annual gathering of African journalists. A Zimbabwean national, Chris was previously Head of Education & Public Affairs at the British Council in Harare. He sits on the board of the African Arts Institute (AFAI). Chris also adjudicates journalism awards notably the Siemens Profile Awards. His interests are in digital media and photography.