Boosting financial investigative reporting in Africa

by Thomson Reuters Foundation
Friday, 1 August 2014 11:57 GMT
We are launching a major initiative to help African media investigate and expose financial crimes that rob nations of billions.

Tax evasion, money laundering, counterfeiting and other forms of illicit money flows are choking the potential of many African economies. Together with Norad, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, we are launching a major initiative to help African media investigate and expose financial crimes that rob nations of billions.

We believe that African media has a vital role to play in bringing this issue to light and exposing tax abuse where it is taking place. We also believe that collaboration between journalists and media organisations across borders is essential when reporting on money flows between countries.

The Foundation is seeking outstanding journalists and ambitious, independent media organisations to join us in this new project.

Interested? Get in touch.