How investigative journalists helped turn the tide against corruption in SA

Anton Harber

Investigative journalists and civil society played a crucial role in bringing a country in the clutches of patronage networks back from the brink.

Slice of life: The taste of Africa

Carl Collison

'What really stood out for me was that, in West Africa — and I suppose around the continent generally — when people eat, everyone is invited'

Media must be rape activists, not bystanders

Anthea Garman

It’s not enough to report dispassionately on sexual predation. We have to lobby where the law fails

Hamba kahle Mntungwa, a militant diplomat of note

Paddy Harper

'Khumalo knew the legislature, and the people in it, like the back of his hand, finessing documents and politicians with ease and grace'

Cameroon’s controversial anti-terror law used to muzzle critical press

Simon Allison

A new anti-terror law is being used to silence any critical media that brings attention to the poor governance of President Biya's and his government