John Grobler

Namibia

Biography

John Grobler is a veteran investigative reporter based in Windhoek, Namibia, from where he has written for South Africa’s Mail & Guardian as well as The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde Diplomatique, and others. He is a co-founder of the Forum for African Investigative Reporters.

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.