The Fund for Investigative Journalism

Supporting investigative reporting projects around the world

  • Next Deadline: May 13, 2019 (11:59 pm Eastern)


    2001 BRIAN LIGOMEKA — Expose of corruption involving U.S. assistance to Malawi. Among officials implicated in the stories is President Bakili Muluzi, who is alleged to have had ties to a Ugandan national who was to receive a $6 million commission in the award of a U.S.-sponsored national identity card project to a Swiss holding company. Published in The Mirror (Blantyre) in the April 26-30, 2001 issue. Additional stories by Ligomeka were distributed by the African Eye News Service, available at