The Team

The CIJM is run by the Secretariat, which acts as the implementing agent, with advisory support from the Board of Trustees and the National Governing Council. Nine senior journalists drawn from the three regions of the country make up the National Governing Council, and three of them are founding members of the CIJM.

Collins Mtika

Collins Mtika

Head of CIJM

Collins is a Malawian Investigative Journalist and founder of the Centre for Investigative Journalism in Malawi (CIJM).

Lameck Masina

Lameck Masina

Member of the National Governing Council

Lameck is an accredited stringer for Voice of America and has filed for other international and regional media organizations.

Edward Gama

Edward Kantuseya Gama

Programmes Manager

Edward has vast experience in finance, human rights, law and management.

Edward Gama

Zizwani Nyirenda

CIJM Accountant

Zizwani have experience in Market Research and Accounting. He worked with Research Information Masters as a Supervisor also worked with Southern Bottlers North as a Debt Collector, Worked with Sunbird Mzuzu as a Credit Controller. He posses Diploma in ICAM/PAEC currently pursuing Knowledge Level with ICAM.

Edward Gama

Gregory Gondwe

Investigative Journalist

Gregory Gondwe is a multi-award winning Malawian journalist who writes for the Associated Press from Malawi.
His career span through newspaper, radio, television and online reporting where he has produced quality news and feature stories including investigative pieces for major publishing houses for Malawi.

Edward Gama

Margaret Kudatha

Investigative Journalist

Edward Gama

Catherine Chizimu

Investigative Journalist