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.
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.