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Anglophone Africa

01 Apr 2022 - 31 Mar 2023
01 Apr 2024 - 30 Sept 2025

The CIJ collaborated with 3 partners in the Anglophone Africa region who were responsible for coordinating and delivering activities including training of participants during the Year 1 period of the project (April 2022 – March 2023). They are Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism, African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ) and the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID).

During the next iteration of OCRI running till September 2025, the CIJ will again collaborate with a partner in the region who will be responsible for coordinating activities that includes the delivery of a the new Climate Investigations Course (CIC) developed by the CIJ and tailored to the context of the region.

Watch this space as we make more announcements and follow us on X (twitter) or sign up to our newsletter to stay informed as the project develops.

For inquiries or opportunities, contact the Project Manager, Adeolu Adekola at adeolu@tcij.org.

Announcements

Published: 30 Apr 2024

Climate Investigations Course to be delivered in four regions for OCRI Year Three

Following a successful pilot in Nepal and six regions covered in Year 1 and 2, the Open Climate Reporting Initiative (OCRI) will in its next run cover four regions namely Latin America, Anglophone Africa, Francophone Africa, and South Asia till September 2025.
Published: 05 Apr 2024

What reporting climate change really means: Reflections from the Open Climate Reporting Initiative after two years, six regions and 53 countries

 From April 2022 after months of scoping and ground work, the Open Climate Reporting Initiative (OCRI) of the Centre for Investigative Journalism, London (CIJ) took off with a pilot programme in Nepal.
Published: 18 Dec 2023

2023 OCRI Highlights: Facilitating Real World Actions!

2023 has been a rollercoaster year for the Open Climate Reporting Initiative (OCRI) at the CIJ! We built on a successful Year One (April 2022 – March 2023) and moved into 3 new regions for Year Two that runs till March 2024.
Published: 31 Mar 2023

OCRI Year two kicks off as impactful Year one ends

The last twelve months of implementing the Open Climate Reporting Initiative (OCRI) of the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) has been an impactful one and has provided the springboard to achieve more as we go into working in three new regions of the world namely Brazil & Lusophone Africa, South Asia and the Middle East & North Africa (MENA).
Published: 16 Feb 2023

Adeolu Adekola speaks to BBC World Service on OCRI and Nigerian elections

CIJ OCRI Project Manager Adeolu Adekola took part in the BBC World Service Weekend programme on 5 February, discussing among other things the CIJ OCRI Programme and elections in Nigeria. You can hear the discussions below.
Published: 25 Nov 2022

OCRI at COP27

The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 27) was held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from 6 to 18 November 2022. Prior to the conference, one of OCRI's Anglophone Africa Partner, the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID)  on November 2, launched a COP reporting handbook for Journalists.
Published: 18 Nov 2022

#PowerTracker: Tips and tools webinar on investigating renewable energy and launch of data

Following the training and publication of stories under the PowerTracker OCRI intervention, our Anglophone Africa partner, Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism is hosting a webinar where the grantees will share tips, tools and advice on investigating renewable energy in Southern Africa.
Published: 18 Nov 2022

OCRI at Climate Change Media Summit and AIJC2022

At this year's African Investigative Journalism Conference #AIJC2022 which ran from October 31 to November 2, our partners from Anglophone and Francophone Africa shared lessons on working with the CIJ as a partner and reaching about 200 journalists, researchers and activists/environmentalists across 19 African countries under OCRI.
Published: 18 Nov 2022

Stories and documentary published as OCRI supports CJID on flooding in Nigeria

As part of effort to quickly respond to the flooding crisis that has left devastating effect in Nigeria, the OCRI project supported one of its Anglophone Africa partners, the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) working in the country.
Published: 12 Aug 2022

Journalists from five countries for #PowerTracker

One of CIJ's Anglophone Africa partners on the OCRI project Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism has announced the #PowerTracker journalists participating in its latest project aimed at investigating financing of renewable energy projects.
Published: 28 Jul 2022

Investigating climate change and environmental crime in Uganda

CALL FOR PITCHES! OCRI Anglophone Africa partner, African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ) invites Journalists based in Uganda with investigative story ideas on climate change and environmental crime to apply and send in their story pitches.
Published: 21 Jul 2022

Climate change media fellowship in West Africa

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID), in partnership with The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ), is hosting its climate change media fellowship. The fellowship features training and mentorship opportunities, access to data and resources, and media appearances on topical climate change issues.
Published: 13 Jul 2022

Journalists from 7 Anglophone African countries to now participate in OCRI

The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) is delighted to announce a third partner in the Anglophone Africa region for OCRI. The African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ) will be implementing a project titled: Leveraging investigative journalism for environmental accountability.
Published: 09 Jun 2022

Call for applications to participate in the PowerTracker programme

Following a successful introductory module session, applications are now open for interested journalists in Southern Africa to participate in the PowerTracker programme of the Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism.
Published: 08 Jun 2022

CIJ and CJID collaborate across 5 Anglophone West Africa countries

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) is partnering the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) in implementing a programme that is aimed at strengthening media and civil society organisations’ capacity to report climate change in 5 West African Anglophone countries namely: Nigeria, Ghana, The Gambia, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Published: 20 May 2022

Now open: Registration for data-driven reporting on Green Energy in Africa training

Registration is now open for the first training of the PowerTracker programme implemented by the Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism under the Centre for Investigative Journalism's (CIJ) OCRI project.
Published: 22 Apr 2022

CIJ partners Oxpeckers on OCRI

The Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism is partnering the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) in implementing PowerTracker, a new programme that will collate data on renewable energy projects in Africa being funded by corporations, governments and other parties.

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