Sofia Van Nuffel is a freelance investigative journalist.

Sofia followed a postgraduate in International Research Journalism (Mechelen, Belgium), organised by

Sofia Van Nuffel

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Sofia Van Nuffel
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Belgian and Dutch Jehovah's witnesses financial rulership revealed

  • Religion
  • Social affairs

BRUSSELS-AMSTERDAM - The Jehovah's Witnesses are a large global church community that most people know from their door-to-door visits, and in recent years in the spotlight because of allegations of child abuse and the exclusion of former members.

Water shortage in Flemish-Brabant

  • Environment

FLEMISH-BRABANT - 20 May 2020. Inhabitants of Flemish Brabant municipalities received a compelling call to strictly limit their water consumption. Despite this, water consumption was abnormally high during this period. Citizens were worried, because in some municipalities there was hardly any water coming out of the tap for a few days. Rainwater wells were empty in many places.

Transgressive behaviour at Flemish universities

  • Work
  • Education

GHENT - The measures that Flemish universities have taken to lower the threshold for reporting transgressive behaviour are effective at first sight. The number of reports has increased, among others at the University of Ghent, because victims (dare to) report faster. However, that does not mean that all problems are solved.

Abuse of SME subsidies

  • Finance
  • Innovation

BRUSSELS - When is the use of a subsidy for an independent entrepreneur justified and when is there abuse? Sofie Van Nuffel came across statements that suggest that not everything can be guaranteed by trust alone.