Application Due Date: 13 th August 2019

Thomson Reuters Structure, in collaboration with the Institute for the Development of Journalism, is trying to find reporters based throughout Africa who are encouraged to comprehend how their nation might be losing loan by means of illegal methods.

Wealth of Nations is a long-lasting engagement, and reporters who participate needs to devote to all components of the plan, signing an arrangement to this result. These components consist of:

  • The production of stories on illegal monetary circulations
  • A mentoring assistance plan that will assist produce these stories
  • Extensive training on reporting illegal financing with a workshop from 22– 23 October 2019
  • Presence of a two-day conference associated to illegal monetary circulations in Cape Town as part of the workshop

Reporters will not be thought about to have actually finished the plan up until they have actually finished all the components, that include producing a minimum of one story on illegal monetary circulations and will not get their certificates up until this point.

Advantages of the plan

  • If.
    picked, you will participate in one extensive workshop (5 days).
    covering illegal financing, reporting on business, accounts and budget plans,.
    and investigative methods. The Workshop will occur in Cape Town,.
    South Africa.
  • Throughout.
    the workshop you will likewise participate in a two-day conference associated to.
    illegal monetary circulations. Being at the conference will permit you gain access to.
    to leading professionals on illegal monetary circulations.
  • You.
    will propose several story concepts that you want to deal with within.
    the plan– we will supply knowledgeable reporters to assist you pursue.
    your stories right approximately publication/broadcast.
  • You will have unique access to competence through our network of illegal financing professionals.
  • You.
    will likewise have access to story concepts and editorial guidance, and will be.
    welcomed to share your own competence with individuals from other.


  • Reporters with a minimum of 2 years of expert experience and proficient English
  • It.
    is a benefit if you recognize with investigative journalism,.
    reporting on financial resources and/or handling numbers more normally, however if.
    you have a strong inspiration to find out about and comprehend these problems.
    then we will consider your application. Early profession reporters are.
    welcomed to use.
  • You need to have the ability to invest considerable time dealing with illegal financing stories.
  • Both.
    freelancers and personnel reporters might use. Reporters working for a.
    news organisation will require authorization from their editor to participate.
    Freelancers ought to supply proof that a person or more media organisations.
    will want to take their work.
  • Reporters operating in any medium or several media are welcome to use (print, online, radio or tv).
  • Reporters ought to be based in Africa and working for several African media organisations.
  • Reporters using need to have proficient English.

note that if you have actually formerly gone to a Wealth of Nations program.
at any point or a TRF training in the last 12 months you are not.
eligible for this course.


candidates will get a complete bursary that will cover flight.
costs (economy class), lodging, regional transfers and meals.
Please keep in mind that you require to inspect visa requirements and guarantee you have.
the essential documents needed. The expense of your visa and any.
other associated expenses will be the duty of the individual.

you ought to be picked for the mentoring program, the optimum story.
grant we can supply is USD500 Please note that grants granted differ.
depending upon the awaited resources needed to finish the story.
Any proposed expenses without a comprehensive description will not be.
thought about.

• 2 work samples
A letter from your editor granting your involvement and.
validating that they will release any story produced through the.

To Learn More:

See the Authorities Web Page of the Thomson Reuters Structure 2019/2020 Reporting on Illicit Financing in Africa workshop

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