Africa | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

Sierra Leonean investigative reporter Silas Gbandia. (Photo courtesy of S. Gbandia)
9 Oct 15
Investigative journalism skills essential to uncovering corruption and wrongdoing.
9 Oct 15
Project aims to empower media and civil society to become effective anticorruption watchdogs.
The market in Gidel, in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Picture from 2012. (Photo: Ilona Eveleens)
11 Jun 15
Local reporters contribute to making shows relevant, and “listener groups” help make sure they are.
Rwanda Media Commission members with their counterparts in Ghana. (Photo: IWPR)
5 May 15
A member of the media regulation body outlines successes and challenges.
21 Apr 15
"We were always looking for someone who would invest in us and grow with us," grantee says.
23 Feb 15
Limited resources like water and grazing have led to increasingly frequent battles between agriculturalists and nomadic pastoralists.
Gathering interviews for Nadhrat al-Shafafa. (Photo: IWPR)
20 Feb 15
Reports from across the country will be compiled in Juba and broadcast on seven radio stations.
20 Feb 15
A decade after the project began, crucial sea defences in southern Nigerian town remain unfinished.
19 Feb 15
Despite the dangers, many women shun trained medical help during childbirth.
18 Feb 15
Seed funding, office space and mentoring to help start-ups become viable.