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High-flying hack: on mining for the truth and meeting my Deep Throat

Time flies at Roving Reporters and I cannot believe barely a month has passed since I started my internship, writes Thabiso Goba in his first training blog.


Scoop! How junior journo Bukeka earned her spurs

Intern Bukeka Silekwa reflects on a busy year and her Roving Reporters experience so far.

Arts & Film Environment Thin Green Line Training

Elephant in the room: how film-makers pricked a rookie reporter’s conscience

Devarshini Munsami walked away inspired from her first assigment as a journalist – covering a recent wildlife filmmakers congress in Durban.

Investigations Social and Justice issues Training


A peculiar zone where even cops feared to tread . . . 

Environment Thin Green Line Training

Wake up wilderness call

Within the first few days of her Roving Reporters internship, NANA ZUKE found herself deep in the wilderness, peeing behind a thorn tree, unaware of hyenas lurking nearby.


Nomfundo Xolo

While studying for her diploma in journalism at the Durban University of Technology, Nomfundo Xolo, never relinquished an opportunity to take part in Roving Reporters assignments.


Sibusisiwe “Sebe” Buthelezi

I joined Roving Reporters because I’d always been fascinated by their investigations, and hoped to one day be a part of them. Sebe did indeed become part of our team.


Bekhekile Khupe

I had heard that if one enrolled as an intern at Roving Reporters, you work hard and under pressure. Bhekhile was not wrong in that regard.


Deshnee Naidoo

Freedom and the truth have always been great motivators in my life. I hold the belief that if you speak the truth, no matter what, you are doing the right


Zi Madonda

I have always enjoyed writing stories about ordinary citizens and their everyday struggles. When the opportunity to work with Roving Reporters was presented, I grabbed the opportunity with both hands.