ANCIR

South Africa

Description

The African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) was founded in 2014 and includes ten investigative newsrooms across Africa. The South Africa-based ANCIR (pronounced "anchor") seeks to strengthen and help sustain African investigative journalism by improving expertise, insight, and production capacity. The network supports training, collaborative projects, and specialised data tools.

Affiliated grantees

Funded project

Mafia in Africa: How the Mafia Infiltrates the African Economy

The project investigates, maps, analyses and visualises Italian mafias’ investments and money laundering practices in Africa, and how has this changed precarious African economies and impacted communities.