An investigation into one mid-Michigan community’s water woes reveal a common story across the U.S. Breznhev Malaba joins Waterless and Transparency Talks. Josh Vissers continues his series on Cole’s Creek Road’s water. Sonja Smith covers the fallout of Namibia’s ‘fishrot’ scandal.
The Cole’s Creek Road resident’s water supply falls into a catch-all category that includes any non-private water supply that serves less than 25 people or 15 connections. The Cole’s Creek Road water supply had about 8 homes connected to it until it was disconnected on Sept. 15.
For more than 10 days now, several residents of Cole’s Creek Road have had no running water in their homes.
Waterless and Transparency Talks are back. A new development in the ongoing South African Lottery investigation includes a breach of the code of conduct of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants by the chief operating officer of the National Lotteries Commission. Two CCIJ members contribute to the global FinCEN investigation. Two new articles go up on the CCIJ blog.
People throughout Houghton County are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects, but a small group of residents are now coping with all of those troubles without running water in their homes.
Raymond Joseph and Mongie Zulu, despite being from different generations, have a deep drive for reporting on civil unrest in their country.
A new article on the CCIJ blog reveals the millions of dollars Ghana could lose in a new deal with a mobile phone tower business. New ground is gained in the Gaming the Lottery Project.
Ghana could miss out on as much as GH¢400 million in capital gains tax following the sale earlier this year of MTN’s investment in a mobile phone tower business in the country.
Two mini-documentaries are released on the CCIJ blog. Circle of Blue’s series on water in Texas comes to fruition. Our community gears up for the release of season 2 of Waterless and Transparency Talks.
Why does anyone decide to enlist in the Mexican army? Seven San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, inhabitants explain that this decision, more than a choice, has been and continues to be the only viable way to survive for many in one of the poorest areas of Mexico.