2022 Winners Announced



The annual Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism is a prestigious awards ceremony that celebrates and rewards excellence in investigative journalism in South Africa.

The joint winners of the 2022 Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism are Ray Joseph of GroundUp for Gaming the Lottery, his investigation into corruption at the National Lottery Commission, and Jeff Wicks, for Silenced: Why Babita Deokaran was murdered. Our runners-up are Aron Hyman, Graeme Hosken and Tankiso Makhetha from TimesLive for their riveting investigation into the zama zama turf wars taking place across western Johannesburg, Mogale City and beyond.

Read the judges’ full remarks here