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

Uncovering a waste-water catastrophe in South Africa, excessive legal expenditures raise questions about SA’s National Lottery Commission, April’s Monthly Member Spotlight on Christina Orieschnig, and our update on the photography workshop with Danny Wilcox Frazier.  South Africa’s rivers of sewage: More than half of SA’s treatment works are failing Sewage in city streets, in rivers, […]

CCIJ Round Up: More Corruption Within South Africa Lottery

New evidence of corruption is found within the South African National Lotteries Commission. H2OFail stories reach audiences across Africa.

CCIJ Round Up: South African Lottery Board Chair Seat Won’t Be Filled Until March 2021

A controversial figure is nominated to lead the South African National Lottery Board. CCIJ announces a grant opportunity for African journalists.

CCIJ Round Up: Las Vegas’s Water Conundrum

Las Vegas’s water conservation efforts are wasted on the region’s most affluent. Increased precipitation in some parts of the U.S. could contribute to a rise in contaminated drinking water. We reflect on the work of one CCIJ intern.

CCIJ Round Up: Cape Town Lost A Billion Liters of Drinking Water Last Year

Failure to maintain a wastewater treatment plant in Cape Town costs the city a billion liters of drinking water. South Africa’s president authorizes an investigation into the National Lotteries Commission. Poor communities in Limpopo still face challenges to water access spurred by Aparteid. CCIJ’s Innovation Director is a finalist for the Alexia Grant competition. CCIJ’s work is profiled in Storybench.

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 Weekly Round Up: ‘House of Water’ Can’t Provide Clean Water To Its Citizens

The water-rich country of Tajikistan struggles to provide clean water to its citizens. Winston Mwale talks about his versatile career as a journalist. David Dembélé of Senegal and Jacques Ngor Sarr talk about their recent water pollution investigation in our first French-language podcast. Ruona Meyer and Billy Ntaote’s investigation is available on the CCIJ website.

CCIJ Round Up: Lesotho’s Water Woes

A Michigan journalist reports on a rural community’s faulty water supply. Open Up Operations Manager Lailah Ryklief talks diversity, women in tech and responsibility. A new water story out of Lesotho investigates a company draining the water supply of rural villagers. CCIJ is invited to speak at the African Investigative Journalism Conference. Villagers struggle for […]

CCIJ Round Up: Stories From Around The World

Members of our global community tell stories about their communities from river pollution in Senegal and the United States to Mexican filmmaking.

CCIJ Round Up: The United States’ Water Pollution Problem Hits Rural America

An investigation into one mid-Michigan community’s water woes reveal a common story across the U.S. Breznhev Malaba joins Waterless and Transparency Talks. Josh Vissers continues his series on Cole’s Creek Road’s water. Sonja Smith covers the fallout of Namibia’s ‘fishrot’ scandal.