Charles Ngah Nforgang is a journalist since 2001 and holder of a Master’s degree in Information and Communication Science. He is a correspondent of several pan-African medias and a supervisor of young journalists.
This report written in Libya unveils the prostitution of young black girls recruited by agents in Sub-Saharan Africa. Trapped by false promises of being brought into Europe via Italy, they are prostituted by their agents in brothels in Libya without the knowledge of the authorities of country. Their living and work conditions are unbearable. Resigned, they accept they situation with the hope to be free one day, after repaying all of the big amounts required by their tormentors.Read article
Théodore Kouadio, by his real name Kouadio Yao Théodore is a journalist at the press group «Fraternité Matin», more exactly at Internet edition. He was born in Ivory Coast on 30 September 1972. Théodore Kouadio received a diploma in Communication and Advertising. He also holds an engineer degree in Marketing Management and a diploma in Marketing from the University of Athens in Greece.
He has attended several training courses, workshops and seminars in investigative reporting, economic analysis of poverty, and new technologies of information and communication (NTIC) in Ivory Coast, Africa, Europe and America. He started his professional career of a journalist-reporter at «Fraternité Matin » in 1997 as a correspondent. In 2002 for a short period he worked at an independent daily «Le jour», before joining in the online editorial staff of group «Fraternité Matin» in December 2003 where he has the position of a full-time journalist.
The journalistic work covers the issue of human sacrifices that some politicians use every election year in Ivory Coast to win elections. Unfortunately, it is the children who are victims of such medieval practices.Read article
Kipchumba Some probed the fallout from the Kenyan government cracked down on the outlawed Mungiki sect in May 2007. Rights groups had accused the police of violating basic human rights in the process. They said police arbitrarily arrested Kikuyu youth and accused them of being Mungiki members. The government denied the claims. But two years after anti-Mungiki operations were supposed to have ceased, the killing and disappearance of suspected members of the secretive sect continue. As a result, Kenya’s police commissioner formed a special team to investigate. Eleven officers with the anti-Mungiki squad have since been arrested and charged with kidnapping, extortion and murder. A parliamentary committee internal security is also conducting its own inquiry.
Kipchumba is a senior writer at the Standard Media Group, where he has been a weekend newspaper reporter since April 2009. In just four years of journalism in Kenya, Kipchumba has won a reputation for his investigative journalism and political analysis. Prior to working for the Standard, he was a correspondent for two years at its main rival, the Nation media group.Read article