Chief Bisong Etahoben is a Cameroonian international investigative journalist and Editor-in-Chief/Publisher of the WEEKLY POST newspaper based in Yaounde, Cameroon.

He is a member of several international professional investigative journalism bodies including the African Investigative Publishing Collective (AIPC) and the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) on which he sat on the Board for two years.

He has taken part in several transnational investigations including the groundbreaking first (FAIR) Arizona Project “KILLING SOCCER IN AFRICA” which was in 2012 included among the world’s leading investigative journalism works published by UNESCO in the “Global Investigative Journalism Casebook”.

He also participated in the international investigation on Fairtrade on cocoa which was published on November 2012 and was nominated for an investigative journalism prize in The Netherlands. He also does economic intelligence investigations and reporting on petroleum, mining as well as financial research and does analyses on countries of the Central African sub-region namely Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Chad, Central African Republic and the Congos.

He has been an Editor for over thirty years and is also French language Editor of Reporters-360 with headquarters in Lagos Nigeria.

Basic information

Name
Chief Bisong Etahoben
Title
International Investigative journalist
Expertise
Petroleum, mining & finance
Country
Cameroon
City
Yaoundé

Supported projects

I put a spell on you. How witchcraft corrodes the African economy and society

  • Corruption
  • Economy
  • Organised crime

"Under the guise of witchcraft people are tortured, murdered and development money is wasted. But local governments and international aid organisations remain passive," write Alberique Houndjo (Benin), Chief Bisong Etahoben (Cameroon), Fidelis Mac-Leva (Nigeria), Anneke Verbraeken (The Netherlands).