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AfricaJournalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.
Investigative journalism is being used as a robust tool for advocacy.
How a collaborative approach is boosting human rights advocacy and defending social justice.
Investigation reveals that police collusion fuels lucrative smuggling industry.
Projects will enhance local reporting on crucial polls.
Event hears that collaboration between different sectors is a key route to justice.
26 Jan 15
Problem of young domestic workers and middlemen stealing from clients has become widespread.
20 Jan 15
Marijuana is outlawed by many governments. In this report, Joe Agbro Jr. examines the state of the war on cannabis in Nigeria.
20 Jan 15
Despite customer complaints, telecoms companies continue to push for more revenue.
7 Dec 14
High-profile failure exposes weaknesses in the way the court runs investigations, but also a lack of international resolve to make it work.
14 Nov 14
Why female participation in politics is so low in Nairobi’s largest slum.
13 Nov 14
Schools and mosques become the focus as Islamic militants seek to exploit local grievances.
28 Oct 14
Politicians urged to watch their language and curb unruly supporters.
21 Oct 14
Report by police oversight body calls for simplified command structure to guarantee swift response to attacks.
16 Oct 14
Too few officers have undergone vetting, and not many people are brave enough to come forward with information on abuses.
15 Oct 14
Rise and Shine Rwanda breakfast show developed by Rwandan creative incubation project, supported by IWPR and aired on Rwandan national TV.
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For almost three years, while her home city of Mosul was under occupation by so-called Islamic State (IS), Tahani Salih kept a daily diary documenting their crimes.
By Daniella Peled, IWPR Managing Editor