Working grant - FCC — Water Points in Malawi: Does Development Aid Work?
Development aid is not as straightforward a way to bring about change as it seems. The countries that need it most, are often suffering from corruption and a lack of good infrastructure. Malawi is a case in point. 40% of its economy depends on development aid.
Working grant - CC — South African companies in the Dutch tax haven
Fourteen of the twenty largest company on the Johannesburg stock exchange have at least one subsidiary in the Netherlands. 20 billion Euro coming directly from South Africa is stored in Dutch shell companies.
Working grant - CC — Mafia in Africa 2
Mafia in Africa 2 exposes the fraudulent business empire of Italian criminal Curio Pintus, who was sentenced to three years in jail in 2001 for laundering drug money for the 'ndrangheta, but remains active as CEO of US “merchant bank”, the Pintus Group.
Working grant - FCC — Dairy and the Rwando-Congolese Border Trade
Every day over 25,000 Rwandese cross the border to Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the majority looking to sell Rwandese milk. The trip is not without danger, but for many the juice is worth the squeeze.
Announcing another application call for journalism stories dealing with finance, lobbying, privacy or the environment: the deadline is Wednesday 9th March.
Working grant - The Donbass Paradox
Russian-backed separatists have plundered the rebel-held regions in Ukraine’s industrial heartland and created an economy stricken with fear, hypocrisy and contradiction. How has business transformed since the rebels took control of Ukraine’s east?
The Dutch banking giant Rabobank is accused of profiting off the back of fraud...
BRUSSELS - We are pleased to announce an extra application call for 2015. It is a by-subject call, so only applications on specific topics are eligible. The deadline is Wednesday 25 November.
BRUSSELS - Wouter Van Driessche, journalist for Belgian financial daily De Tijd, received the Benelux Citi Journalistic Excellence Award on Thursday April 23rd in Luxembourg. The prize is a seminar at the Columbia Journalism School.
BRUSSELS – Investigative journalist Marina Walker, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and project manager of their recent #LuxLeaks investigation, will be speaking at Journalismfund.eu’s Dataharvest Conference in May 2015.