Joshua Massarenti

Italy

Biography

Joshua Massarenti is a journalist based in Brussels. Since the end of ‘90s, he covered a wide range of topics focused on the African continent, including politics, development cooperation, armed conflicts and migration. Born in France with Italian origins, he has worked as a reporter for many news magazine and especially for the Italian editorial group Vita. As editor-in-chief of the media platform Afronline.org, he launched in 2010 a network of African independent media that today gathers more than 35 media (newspapers, radio, TV) across the continent.

Funded project

Diverted Aid

This multimedia web documentary reports on how a part of European development funds is being spent for programmes aimed at managing migration flows in Africa.