Chris Roper

Chris is a Senior ICFJ Knight Fellow, and the data editor for ICFJ’s Code for Africa (CfAfrica) data journalism initiative in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania. He is also a director of the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR). Roper most recently held the position of Editor-in-Chief at South Africa’s Mail & Guardian. He’s also worked as portal manager for two of South Africa’s biggest ISPs, Mweb and Tiscali World Online, was editor of the Mail & Guardian Online, and Editor-in-Chief at

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