A journalist who exposed the offshore accounts of a corporate titan has been fined and given a suspended jail sentence under a new digital media law.
The region’s biggest collaboration spurred some nations to act, while others remained silent.
Kenya’s High Court has struck down a tax agreement with offshore haven Mauritius, a potentially significant precedent for other African nations’ efforts to staunch billions of dollars in lost revenue.
Lawyers hope the documents will force a foreign-owned company to compensate them for alleged pollution, forced removal, health complaints and human rights violations.
Medical tourism operators are luring patients to Africa for operations that leave them in crippling pain and with little more than WhatsApp messages for support.
Here are 14 suggests to ensure nonprofit investigative journalism continues to hold power to account in Africa.