#thewaterless: We are born guardians of water

Khaled Sulaiman, who has just connected with CCIJ and recently authored Water Guards: Drought and Climate Change in Iraq, writes movingly about the mulberry tree that stood beside his childhood home and how to solve the global issue of water scarcity.

Benin still holds journalist Ignace Sossou in jail despite mounting evidence of his innocence

The Benin authorities have continued to show their disdain for the rule of law and the principles of natural justice by keeping in jail one of the country’s top journalists.

Network Gains: Promising Signs

Launching a non-profit during a pandemic is particularly tough, but thanks to the motivated people who have taken CCIJ’s mission to heart we’re solidifying our network and pressing forward on journalism that truly matters.

Hands off Ray Joseph and GroundUp!

GroundUp and Ray Joseph, our regional hub editor in Southern Africa, have endured attacks from multiple sources, with the National Lotteries Commission being by far the earliest and most frequent aggressor.

#SolutionsJournalism: How I’m reporting COVID-19 remotely

Ruona Meyer, who is helping CCIJ develop a social media strategy and connect with journalists across Africa, leverages her Solutions Journalism Network training in real-world COVID-19 reporting.

Building Our Culture, Continuing to Learn Through Reading

Memoirs about Biafra and El Salvador, how to build organizational culture and do deep work, and a biography about the iconic Sojourner Truth are among my recent favorites.

CCIJ, Others Demand Justice for Ignace Sossou

Beninese investigative journalist is serving 18-month sentence after accurately tweeting public prosecutor’s comments.

CCIJ’s Origins, Past and Current Projects

International group that began during 2016 African conference and focused on global lottery industry is now taking on access to clean water.