Call for applications: Grants to investigate the ‘construction mafia’
The Henry Nxumalo Foundation is offering grants to journalists to investigate South Africa’s ‘construction mafia’. There have been an increasing number of reports of these groups and their disruption of major construction projects. “Cape Town dealing with extortion and criminality at construction sites”, eNCA reported on 12 February. “Extortion by gangs is hampering the delivery of housing projects in Cape Town”, Daily Maverick reported on 5 February. And perhaps most shocking was this News24 report of February 23: “Cape Town official gunned down by ‘construction mafia’.”
Call for applications: Grants to investigate kidnapping in South Africa
The Henry Nxumalo Foundation is offering grants to journalists to investigate the rise in kidnapping cases in South Africa. The grants are intended to increase awareness and understanding of this phenomenon and to give journalists the time and resources to do this kind of in-depth reporting. There will be 4-6 grants, the size of each depending on the scale of the investigation. The work should be completed and published/broadcast within six months.
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Call for applications: Grants to investigate health issues
The Henry Nxumalo Foundation and the African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) are offering grants to journalists to investigate health issues in six African countries: Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa.
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