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Ntibinyane Ntibinyane

Ntibinyane Ntibinyane is a journalist from Botswana and co-founder of INK Centre for Investigative Journalism, a non-profit news outlet that does investigative journalism in the public interest.

Ntibinyane has over a decade of experience as a reporter. He cut his teeth in journalism as a reporter at Botswana Guardian and The Midweek Sun. He later rose through the ranks to become the newspapers’ northern bureau chief and later group head of investigations.

In 2014 Ntibinyane was appointed editor of Mmegi newspaper – Botswana’s only privately owned daily newspaper. He later formed INK Centre for Investigative journalism in 2015.

His main areas of interest include illicit financial flows, corruption, governance and the betrayal of public trust. His investigative work has also been recognized both in Botswana and elsewhere around the world. In 2016 he was part of over 300 reporters that worked on the Panama Papers in collaboration with International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The team later received a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. In 2013 he received Media institute of Southern Africa Investigative Journalist of the year award.

He successfully completed his postgraduate studies in journalism from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.