Moussa Ngom

Moussa Ngom joined the Committee to Protect Journalists in 2023 as French-speaking Africa correspondent based in Senegal. Since 2018, Ngom has coordinated the independent, award-winning and publicly funded investigative media network La Maison Des Reporters and regularly collaborates with various international media. He is also a fact-checking trainer at the Dakar-based university journalism school, CESTI (Center for the Study of Information Sciences and Techniques).

Record number of journalists in Senegal’s jails amid political turmoil

Senegalese reporter Ndèye Maty Niang, also known as Maty Sarr Niang, would have likely jumped at the chance to report on the political crisis gripping her country since the president postponed elections in early February. But Niang can’t cover the news – she’s in a women’s prison awaiting trial. She’s not alone: Niang is one…

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