CCIJ ROUND UP: The West’s Water Supply is Tapped Out

This week, CCIJ published a series of stories in a new collaborative journalism project about power, justice, and water in the Western United States. We also have big news from members Vanessa Offiong and Winston Mwale and a recap of our most recent photography training.  Tapped Out series published on our website A new CCIJ […]

CCIJ Round Up: CCIJ Member Sonja Smith of The Namibian Wins Two Major Awards at the EFN Namibia Journalism Awards Ceremony

CCIJ Member Sonja Smith wins two major awards at the EFN Namibia Journalism Awards Ceremony. The NLC Commission engages in legal battles with former employees and others. The CCIJ welcomes new members to the community and holds a photography conversation and training workshop on May 7. See what we’ve been up to! CCIJ Member and […]

CCIJ ROUND UP: South Africa’s Sewage System up “Sh**s Creek”

South Africa’s rivers of sewage: More than half of SA’s treatment works are failing Sewage in city streets, in rivers, in drinking water; it doesn’t just stink. This investigation shows how nationwide wastewater mismanagement poses a major risk to South Africans. In an article published Monday in the Daily Maverick, Steve Kretzmann, Nompumelelo Mtsweni, Peter […]

Member Spotlight: Christina Orieschnig

Writing “Drought of the Sinking Delta” brought together two of Christina Orieschnig’s favorite things: environmental science and journalism. Orieschnig is in her final year of earning her PhD and has studies focus on the Mekong River Delta in Vietnam, where the nearly 3,000 foot long river culminates after flowing from the Tibetan Plateau in China through and along the borders Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia.

CCIJ Round Up: At the mercy of “Waterpreneurs,” Nigerians face a plight of accessing clean water

“Waterpreneurs” in Nigeria upcharge community members for small bits of clean water. In times of drought, villagers of Ha Noha travel great distances to obtain water. How to turn wastewater into drinking water. NLC Commissioner misleads Parliament once again through a response regarding lottery grants in South Africa. CCIJ welcomes new members and interns. Photography training workshop on Tuesday, May 7. See what we’ve been up to!

Call for Proposals: CCIJ Africa Water Reporting Grant

CCIJ is looking to support two water-related stories that bring together data, visual, and investigative elements.

CCIJ Round-Up: CCIJ Launches a New Blog Series

CCIJ launched the 71% series on its blog. The CCIJ community got to know partner organization CENOZO through the partner spotlight series. Members of CCIJ issued a statement of solidarity to Namibian journalists.

#71Series: CCIJ Announces New ‘71%’ Series

The new blog series gives contexts to past reports from CCIJ’s H2OFail Project.

CCIJ Weekly Round-Up: July 27-31

Mayor Otu discusses being a documentary photographer and his “Water of Katampe” series. Sonja Smith talks about her journey into journalism. Andiswa Matikinca joins CCIJ on Instagram Live. Ground is gained in CCIJ’s Gaming the Lottery Project. Neha Hirve is a finalist for a prestigious award.

CCIJ Weekly Round-Up: July 3

Your need-to-know news from CCIJ this week.