Date: 11-15 March 2009

Theme: Africa Resources Conflict: Whose interests does the press serve?

From the precolonial scramble for Africa;cold war coups; drive to control the 'national cake' to oil and mineral conflicts, what role has the media played in this? Is there an economic link?

For details on how to participate, contact:

Anne Mugoya

Events Manager

Inter Region Economic Network (IREN),

Nyaku House - Argwings Kodhek Road, Hurlingham

P. O. Box 135—00100 (GPO), Nairobi, Kenya ,

Phone: +254 20 273 149 7, Fax: +254 20 272 325 8

E-mail: [email protected]  [email protected]