Simon Kamm is an experienced journalist and published author, now working freelance between Lisbon, London and Berlin.

He began his journalism career at the Portuguese News Agency LUSA (International & Africa desk), in Lisbon, where he spent eight years variously covering real-time news from Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.

His main focus for the past years has been on Portuguese-speaking African countries, particularly Angola, Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau. Simon has a major in Media, Communication and Journalism – and in 2011 was granted a European Journalism-Fellowship at the Freie Universität Berlin.

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Simon Kamm

Supported projects

The Ematum Deal in Mozambique

  • Agriculture
  • Corruption
  • Organised crime

How much of the $850 million budget that the publicly-privately owned Mozambican company Ematum had to purchase a fishing fleet actually went to military hardware?