Africa

Want to change how investigative journalism is done in Africa?
Ntibinyane 'Alvin' Ntibinyane · October 23, 2018

Here are 14 suggests to ensure nonprofit investigative journalism continues to hold power to account in Africa.

Panama Papers reveal offshore payments by Madagascar’s seafood king
Will Fitzgibbon and Edward Carver · October 11, 2018

Madagascar shrimp magnate has used a web of offshore companies to shuffle millions of dollars around in what experts say could be “tax avoidance 101”.

Defamation case could be a ‘killer’ for Namibia’s largest daily paper
Will Fitzgibbon · September 24, 2018

Namibia’s press freedom is at a crossroads as a lawyer fights Panama Papers coverage more than two years after the story was published.

Algeria launches money laundering probe on back of Panama Papers
Will Fitzgibbon · September 10, 2018

The government of Algeria has launched a money-laundering investigation based on information revealed by the Panama Papers.

Second Panama Papers Leak: Findings From Around The World
Will Fitzgibbon · August 16, 2018

Leaked Mossack Fonseca documents exposed the millionaire offspring of European and African officials, illicit campaign funding in Latin America, and more.

Behind the scenes of the largest-ever West African journalism collaboration
ICIJ · July 10, 2018

A new documentary reveals the challenges and triumphs of the West Africa Leaks investigation.

'Doubt, doubt, doubt': Maxime Domegni on successful investigative reporting
Will Fitzgibbon · May 30, 2018

Togolese ICIJ member Maxime Domegni has to work from outside his country, but that doesn’t dampen his investigative spirit.

One Company’s Tax ‘Heaven’ Is Senegal’s Tax ‘Hell’
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

A lopsided tax treaty between Mauritius and Senegal means, with the right paper work, companies working in Senegal can avoid paying millions in taxes.

Why We Decided To Dig Into West Africa’s Offshore Links
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

Through the power of collaborative reporting, ICIJ and its partners have been able to shed new light on the impact of tax avoidance, financial crime and corruption in West Africa.

Introducing West Africa Leaks
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

ICIJ’s African partnership coordinator talks about our unprecedented investigation in the region and how it came about.