The INK Centre for Investigative Journalism in Botswana was registered as the non-profit INK Foundation in February 2015. The centre seeks “to address the under-development of in-depth investigative journalism” in the country. The founders formerly edited mainstream newspapers in Botswana.
The MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism in Lesotho was founded in March 2016. Its vision is to be the leading investigative journalism organisation in promoting accountability and transparency; exposing corruption and wrongdoing; and promoting an open and democratic society.
The Inhlase Centre for Investigative Journalism was registered as a non-profit in 2017 and is based in Mbabane, eSwatini. It works to uncover corruption and make it public, with a view to igniting positive change in the country.
Investigative Unit of the Namibian
The investigative unit of The Namibian has undertaken and published major investigations into the abuse of power and corruption since 2015. Headquartered in Windhoek, the unit and the paper are owned by the non-profit Namibia Media Trust.
The Platform for Investigative Journalism in Malawi
The Platform for Investigative Journalism in Malawi was established in 2019. It promotes investigative journalism in the country coupled with demanding accountability and transparency from those in power.
Launched in 2010, amaBhungane (isiZulu for “the dung beetles”) is an independent, non-profit newsroom based in South Africa. It develops investigative journalism to promote free, capable media and open, accountable, just democracy. AmaBhungane spun off the IJ Hub to support investigative journalism in Southern Africa.