Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, of Maka Angola, who has braved decades of harassment and prosecution to expose corruption and human rights abuses in his native Angola, has been named the International Press Institute 70th World Press Freedom Hero.
Rafael Marques: Hero Award 'Mirrors Hope of Angolans for Change'
IPI, 23 June 2018
Angolan anti-corruption journalist Rafael Marques was presented with the 2018 IPI World Press Freedom Hero award at a special ceremony at the 2018 IPI World Congress in Abuja,… Read more »
Prosecuting the Messenger, Absolving the Corrupt
Maka, 16 June 2018
Angola’s public prosecutor, Pedro Pederneira, calls for my conviction for the crimes of insulting a public authority and speaking against the state security (June 15). Read more »
The Angolan Sovereign Fund and the Arch-Fraudster
Maka, 21 June 2018
When historians come to write the unexpurgated story of corruption in Angola, the chapter on how dual Swiss-Angolan national Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais enriched himself from the… Read more »
Lourenço's 'Flying Palace' and a Coconut Head
Maka, 9 June 2018
Following his 11-day European tour, Angolan president, João Lourenço, arrived home with a staggering flight bill. He spent several million dollars on a US $74,000 an… Read more »
Rafael Marques Named 70th IPI Press Freedom Hero
Maka, 22 May 2018
Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who has braved decades of harassment and prosecution to expose corruption and human rights abuses in his native Angola, has been named the… Read more »
The 2018 International Press Institute 70th World Press Freedom Hero.
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