Malte Werner is a German journalist mainly focused on science reporting and a PhD candidate in communications at Hamburg University.

His in-depth reporting ranges across a variety of topics – from dental health in Mongolia to mental health in Sierra Leone. The latter made him aware of the problems the country is facing in it’s education sector and lead to this Moneytrail funded project.

His work has been featured in The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Die Zeit, GEO, taz and many more.

Basic information

Malte Werner
Reporting, science journalism

Supported projects

How Scorpions and Ghostbusters Fight Corruption in Sierra Leone’s Education Sector

  • Corruption
  • Education
  • Human Rights

FREETOWN - Sierra Leone is one of the least developed countries in the world. Two of the main out of many challenges the West African state is facing are rampant corruption and some of the lowest educational outcomes worldwide.