The MUSEBA Journalism Project is an independent, non-profit organization set up in Central Africa since 2018 to provide original reporting, investigative stuff and analysis on :Corruption; Illicit Finance Flows, Human rights abuses, Organized Crime.
The word “Museba” simply means the trumpet in Duala, a wide-spoken language in Cameroon.
This unprecedented regional initiative is run by freelance journalists from accross the region with a historical mission of exposing wrong doing.
Christian LOCKA, Co-founder, is a Cameroonian freelance reporter with numerous local and international awards, including the Norbert Zongo investigative journalism prize, the Zimeo African Award for Excellence in Media, the Swiss Icom Foundation for Excellence in Journalism, the Freelance Award of the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) – making him the first African winner in the award history.
Fellow of the Washington-based Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ), Locka’s year-long investigation on the business of Blood Diamonds between Central African Republic and Cameroon was shortlisted at UK One World Media awards in 2017. Some of Locka’s work has appeared in 100 Reporters, Washington Times, Global post, Mail and Guardian, Usa Today, etc.
He is a member of the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), African Investigative Publishers Collective (AIPC), Associated Reporters Abroad (ARA) network, and member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). He deepened his understanding of illicit financial flows through courses at the City University of London, UK, . He also trained with the Thomson reuters Foundation, Insight Crime (Latin America), Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (Swiss), Free Unlimited Press, International Center for Journalists, etc.
Gael MPOYO, Reporter: TV producer, publisher and correspondent of several news agencies, Mpoyo exposes corruption and human rights violations in his country DRC for a couple of years. In 2018, he was forced into exile to flee retaliation after airing a documentary on land grabbing in South Kivu province by the family of ex-president Joseph Désiré Kabila.
Eric NGABA, Reporter: Ngaba is an independent journalist and publisher in the Central African Republic. For several years, he has been conducting investigations into human rights abuses and illicit finances, including the sources of financing of armed groups and the derivatives of the peacekeeping mission in CAR.