Behind the scenes of the largest-ever West African journalism collaboration

West Africa Leaks was the largest-ever collaboration of journalists from West Africa.

ICIJ, in collaboration with the Norbert Zongo Cell for Investigative Reporting in West Africa (CENOZO) and more than a dozen reporters from 11 countries, spent months analyzing the 27.5 million documents that represent years of ICIJ data leaks: Offshore Leaks, Swiss Leaks, Panama Papers and Paradise Papers.

A film crew from Al Jazeera’s The Listening Post followed the investigation as it unfolded, and have now released a short documentary that goes deep behind the scenes of West Africa Leaks:

And here, CENOZO coordinator Daniela Q. Lépiz reveals the challenges and triumphs of the collaborative effort. This piece

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