Estacio Valoi

Estacio Valoi, Mozambique

Investigative Journalist

Estacio Valoi focuses on environmental crime and looting in his country, Mozambique, which is racked by poaching of rhino and elephant and robbed of its gemstone and timber resources by a myriad of criminal syndicates, often connected to the highest levels in government.
His latest challenge saw him duck and dive bulldozers and security companies’ machine guns in Montepuez, an area ravaged by destructive mining practices and forced removals of villagers, perpetrated by a local elite in cahoots with a multinational gemstones company.

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