High quality investigative journalism is spreading around the world. One country where it has put down strong roots, despite an often hostile environment, is South Africa. The depth of reporting […]
The Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) is seeking a Commissioning Editor. You will: Oversee a pan-African programme of investigative journalism projects funded by SIDA; Liaise with other professional media […]
SMALL GRANT FINALISTS 2013 Stanley Kwenda Zimbabwe Rosemary Nwaebuni Nigeria Sarah Mawarere Uganda Eudias […]
A courageous effort by the Sunday Times in South Africa into the operations of a police death squad won the top prize in the 2012 African Investigative Journalism Awards.
The FAIR Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Sunday 28 October 2012 in Johannesburg. Registration is open for ‘Power Reporting 2012: the African Investigative Journalism Conference’, to be hosted […]
Investigative journalism distinguishes itself from regular journalism by its depth and by a rigorous research process that never merely describes issues or events, but seeks to better serve the public […]
FAIR will host a southern Africa regional conference on “Investigating Extractive Industries” during 13-15 August 2012 in Lusaka, Zambia.
By Evelyn Groenink – “Normal” media don’t do investigative journalism anymore. That is why we need non-profit institutions, specially geared and equipped to investigate public interest issues. They will fill […]
A training workshop for investigative journalists and the press on the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2011 was organised from May 20 to 22, 2012, at the Asaa Pyramid Hotel, […]
Fossil fuel exploitation, carbon trading, biofuels-related land grab, climate change and other such pressing current issues are priorities for many journalists in Africa, both within and on the periphery of […]
The Business Environmental Strengthening for Tanzania Advocacy recently provided funds to support a one-year programme on investigative journalism training at Saint Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT). The BEST Deputy Project […]
Yola — Investigative journalism has been identified as a potent tool for intelligence gathering that can curtail the activities of terrorists in Nigeria, the Adamawa State Director of the State […]
FAIR is calling on members to submit topics for presentations at the upcoming west Africa regional conference. Concept notes should be less than one page, and must show some relevance […]