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Waterpreneurs buy water from private boreholes off Apapa, Kirikiri, Ebute Metta, and Bariga and transport them to Sagbo Kodji to sell

Gaming the Lottery

An ongoing investigation into water access issues worldwide.



People at dusk
Truth, transparency, trust. Meet the people of CCIJ.

Transparency Talks

River in hazy sun
Giving voice to those who are water disadvantaged.



Winston Mwale
Winston Mwale
Investigative Reporter
John Bartlett
John Bartlett
Investigative Reporter
Wendy Muperi
Wendy Muperi
Investigative Reporter
David Dembélé
David Dembélé
Investigative Reporter
Sonja Angula
Sonja Smith
Investigative Reporter

Recent Posts

  • Cross-border Data Journalism for Beginners
    Join us Wednesday, October 26, 2022 for a 60 minute session that will provide insight and resources into how data and cross-border investigations can empower independent journalism that is committed to reporting the truth while seeking solutions to vital local, national, and global issues.
  • CCIJ wins Game-Changer and Visual Journalism awards at the 2022 INNYs
    CCIJ won two awards and an honorable mention at the second annual INNYs, an awards ceremony hosted by the Institute of Nonprofit News to honor excellence in nonprofit journalism.
  • Visual storytelling across America: Ryan Christopher Jones’ journey into photojournalism
    From photoshoots with friends to wedding gigs to capturing major global issues for news outlets, Ryan Christopher Jones has spent the last two decades pursuing photography in some shape or form. An award-winning freelancer, he has worked with publications from The Fresno Bee to The Washington Post to The New York Times. He recently collaborated with CCIJ on two stories, capturing the 2021 drought in Kings County, California. Since then, he’s started a brand new journey in the anthropology field. Read our profile to learn more about his story and where he’s headed next.


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