INK joins Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN)2 March 2016
INK Centre for Investigative Journalism, the country’s first non-profit investigative journalism outlet is pleased to announce its admission into the prestigious international investigative journalism organization, Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN). The Centre is the 128th member of GIJN.
The membership means that Ink is the fifth Centre in Africa to be a member of the Washington DC based organisation. Reacting to the news, the Centre’ s Managing Partner and co-founder Joel Konopo said, “Ink will use its membership to strengthen and widen investigative journalism in Botswana and Africa.”
GIJN Executive Director David Kaplan announced the good news on Tuesday morning after the organization’s board unanimously admitted INK into its fold. “We are delighted that you are joining our vibrant community.This is an opportunity to help strengthen the spread and impact of investigative journalism around the world,” said Kaplan.