Apache is a Belgian platform for investigative journalism, in-depth reporting, and analysis. It was founded in 2009 and is backed by a cooperative whose owners are readers, journalists, and sympathisers.

Apache publishes investigations on its website Apache.be and in its quarterly magazine called Apache Magazine. It has 5.500 digital subscribers and 1.500 magazine subscribers. The website is visited by 80.000 persons monthly.

The editorial team of Apache investigates a broad range of topics, ranging from politics, over real estate and business interests to social affairs. Local issues in Flanders, Belgium are also an important subject of investigation. The core team of Apache counts 8 investigative journalists, with a diverse mix of junior and senior journalists. Apache works also with a broad range of freelancers and has an extensive network of experts.

Basic information

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Supported projects

Apache Local

  • Cities
  • Innovation
  • Journalism & Media

Apache Local was a local journalism project in which news site Apache explored four themes with the help of local citizens and journalists.

Apache Lokaal

  • Journalism & Media

BORGERHOUT - With 'Apache Lokaal', the Belgian platform for investigative journalism, Apache, will kickstart a network of local investigative journalists. The focus will be on municipalities and regions barely covered by the media in Flanders (Belgium).

Comparison of Antwerp-Bruges and Rotterdam Ports

  • Cities
  • Environment
  • Industry

ROTTERDAM/ANTWERP - What is the environmental and health impact of air pollution caused by the (petro)chemical industry in the ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam?

Peter Lipton

How West Africa continues to import dirty fuels

ACCRA – Low-quality petrol and diesel are a major problem for air quality in West Africa. They contain toxic substances such as sulfur and the carcinogenic benzene. When they break down, cars emit even more toxic exhaust fumes over densely populated cities.