Wanjohi Kabukuru is the Eastern African correspondent of New African the oldest English language, pan-African monthly magazine published in London and distributed in over 100 countries. He also writes on the environment and security affairs for Diplomat East Africa, the leading East African regional diplomatic affairs magazine. Prior to becoming an international journalist he was formerly an investigative reporter covering human rights and environmental justice for The People’s Daily in Kenya. Kabukuru contributes articles to Radio France International (RFI), the Mail and Guardian, Inter Press Service among other media entities. His coverage has won numerous awards, and he a former editor of Zwazo magazine in Seychelles. Kabukuru has presented papers in media conferences across the globe and is a member of several international professional media bodies.
Fiona Macleod is founder of Oxpeckers Centre for Investigative Environmental Journalism, Africa’s first journalistic investigation unit focusing on environmental issues. Prior to founding Oxpeckers, Macleod worked as an award-winning journalist and editor at a range of the region’s top media, including the Mail&Guradian, Earthyear and HomeGrown magazines. Macleod served as environmental editor at the Mail&Guardian newspaper for ten years, and received the prestigious Nick Steele Award for her reporting on environmental conservation. She has also edited several books, including Your Guide to Green Living, A Social Contract: The Way Forward and Fighting for Justice.
Khadija Sharife is a journalist, researcher and visiting scholar at the Center for Civil Society (CCS) based in South Africa, and a contributor to the Tax Justice Network. She is the Southern Africa correspondent for The Africa Report magazine, assistant editor of the Harvard “World Poverty and Human Rights” journal and author of Tax Us If You Can (Africa). Her work has appeared in African Business, Forbes, The Economist, Foreign Policy, BBC, Le Monde Diplomatique, London Review of Books, African Banker and other publications. She is currently completing her masters of law (international business).