Andiswa Matikinca ​is a South African investigative journalist with ​Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism.

She joined Oxpeckers in September 2018 as an associate journalist and managed the extractives data-driven digital tool, #MineAlert​.

Andiswa won the Vodacom Regional Young Journalist Award for the KwaZulu-Natal region in 2019 in recognition of a body of work done while working in a newsroom for less than three years and showing commitment to the vocation of news well above the norm.

Andiswa Matikinca

Basic information

Andiswa Matikinca
Data journalist and environmental reporter
South Africa
Durban North

Supported projects

Inside 25 years of GMOs in Africa

  • Agriculture
  • Corruption

This transnational three-part investigation looks at agricultural biotechnologies, better known as Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) from the African perspective using Burkina Faso, South Africa and Uganda as case studies.

Tracking South Africa’s mining millions

  • Environment
  • Industry

PRETORIA - Mining companies publicly listed in the United Kingdom must disclose the payments they make to governments, including taxes, royalties, and license fees. But this is not always the case in South Africa. A data investigation by a team of journalists and activists highlighted how these large royalty payment amounts are reported, while miners have no way of knowing where billions of dollars paid went.