We build investigative journalism in
the SADC region of Southern Africa
in the service of a free,
capable media and open,
accountable democracy.

We build investigative journalism in
the SADC region of Southern Africa
in the service of a free,
capable media and open,
accountable democracy.

Member Centres

We currently have seven member investigative journalism centres – in Zambia ,Malawi ,Namibia ,Botswana, Lesotho, eSwatini and South Africa.

They are the leading independent, non-profit investigative
newsrooms in each of their countries. Some may be small, but
collectively they punch well above their weight.

Member Centres

We currently have seven member investigative
journalism centres – in Zambia, Malawi, Namibia,
Botswana, Lesotho, eSwatini and South Africa.

They are the leading independent, non-profit investigative
newsrooms in each of their countries. Some may be small, but
collectively they punch well above their weight.

amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism

The Investigative Unit of The Namibian

The Platform for Investigative Journalism

INK Centre for Investigative Journalism

The MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism

The MakanDay Centre for Investigative Journalism

The Inhlase Centre for Investigative Journalism

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Read the latest investigative stories from our member centres.

Gone with the wind: Lesotho’s $15-billion energy pipedream Inhlase Source: Inhlase – on September 27, 2022

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A wind farm hailed as Africa’s largest renewable energy project and the solution to Lesotho’s hefty electricity costs has ground to a halt. Sechaba Mokhethi...

Gone with the wind: Lesotho’s $15-billion energy pipedream Source: Makanday – on September 27, 2022

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A wind farm hailed as Africa’s largest renewable energy project and the solution to Lesotho’s hefty electricity costs has ground to a halt. Sechaba Mokhethi...

M205-million spent…still no water for Tsikoane residents LESCIJ LESCIJ Source: MNNCIJ – on September 26, 2022

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Matiisetso Mosala Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro has failed to explain why a rural water supply project in the Tsikoane constituency has cost more than M205 million and...

MALAWI’S SURVIVAL LINKED TO A CENTRAL BIOMETRIC REGISTRY admin on September 25, 2022

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BY GREGORY GONDWE For Malawians to access fertilizer through the Affordable Input Programme(AIP), financial services...  

A DECADE-LONG LAND OWNERSHIP WRANGLE REFUSES TO DIE Source: Makanday – on September 23, 2022

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Experts say because of farmers' inability to prove ownership, legal disputes and land grabs are escalating land wrangles in the country.Experts say because of farmers'...

Pohamba asked Kapofi, Shifeta to withdraw Joyce Kondo Source: Investigation Unit – on September 23, 2022

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By Tileni Mongudh, Sonja Smith and Shinovene Immanuel | 23 Septemebr 2022 FORMER president Hifikepunye Pohamba has allegedly asked minister of defence and veterans...

Chinese investors pull out of Nujoma’s abattoir deal Joyce Kondo Source: Investigation Unit – on September 23, 2022

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By Timo Shihepo | 23 September 2022 A CHINESE-backed business proposal to construct an abattoir on a plot donated to former president Sam Nujoma’s office at Otavi has...

“Hijacked” nurses union sides with embattled Tembisa hospital boss

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A power struggle over control of a nursing union and its finances has left the wife of suspended Tembisa hospital chief executive Ashley Mthunzi in control. The Young...

The Majesty of Queen Elizabeth Source: Makanday – on September 22, 2022

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John Mukela writes: "Queen Elizabeth was the manifestation of British conquest and the guardian of that tradition and history."John Mukela writes: "Queen Elizabeth was...

TOP HEALTH MINISTRY OFFICIALS ACCUSED OF MEDDLING IN MEDICINE PROCUREMENT Source: Makanday – on September 22, 2022

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The government hoped to address the shortages by making more than K2.7 billion available to the Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency (ZAMSA) to buy medicine and...

ZAMBIA’S BILLIONS CAN NOT BUY DRUGS DUE TO HIGH-LEVEL MEDDLING admin on September 19, 2022

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BY MAKANDAY CENTRE FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM Zambia’s health procurement system is paralysed by a stand-off...  

Plunder from the East: How the notorious Chinese wildlife syndicate Lin-Zhang looted Malawi’s mineral wealth Source: Makanday – on September 19, 2022

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Activists in Malawi are calling on the government to audit all mining licences following PIJ’s investigation into the Lin-Zhang syndicate’s illegally mined and exported...

Gone with the wind: Lesotho’s $15-billion energy pipedream LESCIJ LESCIJ Source: MNNCIJ – on September 19, 2022

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A wind farm hailed as Africa’s largest renewable energy project and the solution to Lesotho’s hefty electricity costs has ground to a halt. Sechaba Mokhethi...

MALAWI’S DATA CENTRE COULD MINE AND EXPORT PERSONAL DATA admin on September 16, 2022

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BY GREGORY GONDWE The Malawi government is investing millions and billions of dollars to construct...  

PLUNDER FROM THE EAST admin on September 16, 2022

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. How the notorious Chinese wildlife syndicate Lin-Zhang looted Malawi’s mineral wealth  BY GOLDEN MATONGA...  

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