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.
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.
Political contestation and uneven distribution of national resources have dragged a massive water project for Zimbabwe’s second largest city.
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.
Residents of Harare’s townships risk contracting deadly diseases due to dirty water
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.
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 is a Zimbabwean journalist with seven years’ experience. She has covered politics, economic and social issues for local and international media.