Over the past year, Johnson-Mbayo and her team have worked with 13 young women, aged 15-25, and drawn from various regions in the West African nation. The group completed a two-week training, learning the ropes of investigative journalism with a focus on telling women’s stories. Now, they’re putting these new skills to the test.
Oxpeckers’ #MineAlert, a CCIJ member organization, is empowering users to track and share water use licenses approved for mining with the Mining your Water project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beninese investigative journalist is serving 18-month sentence after accurately tweeting public prosecutor’s comments.