A FIFA appointee is investigating the use of a $548,262 grant paid to Gabon’s defense ministry to promote soccer as the sport’s ruling body tightens regulations on managing development funds.
By Alex Duff and Antoine Lawson, 28 May 2013, Bloomberg Continue reading
China is the world’s second largest economy, and its leading exporter in goods. It is also Africa’s single most influential global trading partner, increasing from $10 billion (1990) to $200 billion (2012). Continue reading
CALL FOR STORY PROPOSALS: Trafficking in illicit goods, a term used by INTERPOL to describe all types of systemic illicit trade and financing, includes counterfeiting (trademark infringements), piracy (copyright infringements), smuggling, tax evasion and avoidance through opacity mechanisms.
Deadline for submission: 7 May 2013 Continue reading
Maputo — The tenth section of the Maputo City Court has released three more of the six men convicted, in 2003, of murdering Mozambique’s foremost investigative journalist, Carlos Cardoso. Continue reading
Malian Tuareg rebels on Tuesday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Malian government forces during the recent conflict. Continue reading
Congolese-Australian journalist Eric Mwamba went on a search to find the secret behind the riches of the Congolese elite. Many of his witnesses prefered staying anonymous for fear of their lives – which looks like a kind of Congolese omerta. John Vandaele selected Mwamba’s strongest observations and added some personal touches. Continue reading
Ace undercover Investigative Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has hit back at critics who question his style of journalism. Anas, known for his undercover journalism has investigated and produced mind-boggling stories on anti-corruption, health, environment and human rights which have won him several awards internationally. Continue reading
Climate change is the big story of our times, especially in Africa. In response to requests from members, FAIR produced a toolkit to support existing environmental investigations, and encourage new ones. Download the pdf version here. Continue reading