nr-Jahreskonferenz 2011

Eric Mwamba Jibikilay

Forum for African Investigative Reporters

Eric Mwamba Jibikilay has been an investigative journalist since age 20. He was editor of the biweekly 2 Rives in Brazzaville in 2003-2004 and the pan-African magazine Africa News in Abidjan, 2006-2007. Having also served as chairman of the Forum for African Investigative Reporters FAIR in 2009, his investigations on the trafficking of young African soccer players and the plight of cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast have received wide international media coverage. Eric Mwamba Jibikilay is also the general director of a project called, Africa Media 21, which combines online daily, web radio and mobile phone information sharing.