Raymond Joseph and Mongie Zulu, despite being from different generations, have a deep drive for reporting on civil unrest in their country.
On a daily basis, Wendy Muperi and Vanessa Offiong have to overcome the challenges of being young, female journalists operating in underfunded media industries, to tell some of the most urgent stories.
David Mono Danga, a journalist from South Sudan, joined CCIJ because of his steadfast belief in collaborative reporting. Amid a violent civil war, Mono Danga constantly worries for his safety and the safety of his reporters. Now, with coronavirus on the rise in South Sudan, Mono Danga believes journalism has never been more dangerous, or important.
After 6 months in jail for accurately reporting on governmental corruption and illicit financial flows in Benin, Ignace Sossou is finally being released. Yet his arrest represents a larger decline in the freedom of the press in Benin and West Africa.