Thomson Reuters Foundation 2019/2020 Reporting on Illicit Finance in Africa workshop (Fully Funded to Johannesburg, South Africa )


Date limite d'inscription: Juin 21 2019

Fondation Thomson Reuters in partnership with the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism is looking for journalists based anywhere in Africa who are motivated to understand how their country could be losing money via illicit means.

La richesse des nations est un engagement à long terme, et les journalistes qui participent doivent s'engager à tous les éléments du plan, en signant un accord à cet effet. Ces éléments comprennent:

  • La production d'histoires ou d'enquêtes sur les flux financiers illicites
  • Un programme de soutien au mentorat qui aidera à produire ces histoires
  • Formation intensive sur le signalement de financement illicite
    • The first workshop will take place from Monday, 26 August – Friday, 30 August 2019 at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism in Johannesburg
    • Les participants sélectionnés seront invités à un atelier de suivi à la mi-octobre. 2019

Journalists will not be considered to have completed the scheme until they have completed all the elements, which include producing at least one story or investigation on illicit financial flows and will not receive their certificates until this point.


  • If selected, you will take part in one intensive workshops (5 days) covering illicit finance, reporting on companies, accounts and budgets, and investigative techniques. The workshops will take place in Johannesburg.
  • You will propose one or more story ideas that you wish to work on within the scheme – we will provide experienced journalists to help you pursue your stories right up to publication/broadcast.
  • Selected participants will receive modest funding to help them realise their stories or investigations; those who are funded may have further opportunities for training.
  • Vous aurez un accès exclusif à une expertise grâce à notre réseau d'experts en financement illicite.
  • You will also have access to story ideas and editorial advice and will be invited to share your own expertise with participants from other regions.


Nous recherchons:

  • Journalistes ayant au moins deux ans d'expérience professionnelle.
  • It is an advantage if you are familiar with investigative journalism, reporting on finances and/or dealing with numbers more generally, but if you have a strong motivation to learn about and understand these issues then we will consider your application.
  • Vous devez être capable de passer un temps considérable à travailler sur des histoires ou des enquêtes de financement illicites.
  • Both freelancers and staff journalists may apply. Journalists working for a news organisation will need consent from their editor to take part. Freelancers should provide evidence that one or more media organisations will be willing to take their work.
  • Journalists working in any medium or multiple media are welcome to apply (print, online, radio or television).
  • Les journalistes devraient être basés en Afrique et travailler pour une ou plusieurs organisations médiatiques africaines.
  • Les journalistes qui postulent doivent avoir un anglais courant.


Successful applicants will receive a full bursary that will cover air travel expenses (economy class), accommodation, local transfers and meals. Please note that you need to check visa requirements and ensure you have the necessary documentation required. The cost of your visa and any other related costs will be the responsibility of the participant.


  • Deux échantillons de travail.
  • A letter from your editor consenting to your participation and confirming that they will publish any story produced through the programme. The letter from your editor needs to be signed and on official letterhead paper.

Veuillez les avoir prêts avant de commencer le formulaire.

Pour plus d'informations:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Thomson Reuters Foundation 2019/2020 Reporting on Illicit Finance in Africa workshop

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