Join the 2024 WCJ financial journalism short course

More than ever, we need well-trained financial journalists able to think critically about the issues we face, to serve as watchdogs for the wider public and to make sense of complex events that shape our economies and livelihoods.

Winners announced for the 18th Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism

Marecia Damons and Daniel Steyn have taken top honours at the 18th Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism for their explosive exposé of Thabo Bester’s escape from prison, a saga which has captured the attention of millions of South Africans across the country since the story broke in 2023.

Wits Centre for Journalism and Global Investigative Journalism Network sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Wits Centre for Journalism (WCJ) and Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) are delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, amplifying a common goal in working to strengthen investigative journalism in Africa.

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2024 African Fact-Checking Awards now open for entries

2024 African Fact-Checking Awards now open for entries

Now in its 11th year, the African Fact-Checking Awards is the longest-running awards programme celebrating fact-checking journalism in the African media. Entries for the 2024 awards are now open to journalists, journalism students and professional fact-checkers.