CCIJ Round Up: Cape Town’s Top Ten Water Users

A new report follows up with Cape Town’s biggest water users. Raymond Joseph is named the runner up for a prestigious international award. Two CCIJ members receive grants for their water stories.

CCIJ Round Up: The Battle for Water In Bulawayo Continues

A new blog post explores the battle for clean water in Zimbabwe. We look back on the month of August. Advances are made in the longstanding investigation into the South African Lottery.

Over 100 Years of Political Bickering Deny Bulawayo Clean Water

Political contestation and uneven distribution of national resources have dragged a massive water project for Zimbabwe’s second largest city.

CCIJ Round Up: New H2OFail Reports Released

Two new reports on the dangers of water collection– both for those gathering and drinking it– are released. Innovation Director Jon Lowenstein publishes two new projects on racism in America. Our community gets to know partner organization Volume, a South African podcasting company, better.

H2OFAIL

When death is just a sip away

Residents of Harare’s townships risk contracting deadly diseases due to dirty water

CCIJ Weekly Round-Up: July 24

Winston Mwale releases a new report on water stress in Malawi and discusses it on Waterless. Khaled Sulaiman talks about bringing his own experiences into his reporting on water and climate change in Iraq. Wendy Muperi and Adie Vanessa Offiong discuss reporting on water disease in western and southern Africa. Raymond Joseph and his team at Ground Up won two major court battles in their coverage of the lottery.

Reporting on Water Disease: Two journalists share their experiences in Nigeria and Zimbabwe

On a daily basis, Wendy Muperi and Vanessa Offiong have to overcome the challenges of being young, female journalists operating in underfunded media industries, to tell some of the most urgent stories.

Wendy Muperi

Wendy Muperi is a Zimbabwean journalist with seven years’ experience. She has covered politics, economic and social issues for local and international media.