YAJAP 2018/2019 CYCLE


The first YAJAP training cycle took place from November 2018 to November 2019 in both South Africa and Germany. During the one-year training program, a group of 15 young journalists and photographers tackled the question of urban development in a globalized work.
Multimedia documentary: Arrival city johannesburg

january 2019
For the first time in history, more people live in cities than in the countryside. Thousands of people migrate to metropolises longing for a better future, seeking a space where they can build their lives.

As a group of journalists, we have been looking for people for whom Johannesburg became their new home. Here is the story of some of them.

Read the full story here: "Arrival City Johannesburg"
Berlin: Who owns the city?

August 2019
Berlin is growing and rapidly changing. Due to its increasing popularity, the city has become a favorite of investors and real estate companies – to the disfavor of many residents who suffer from rising rents, housing shortage and displacement. How do these developments influence working and living in Berlin? What could be possible solutions for real estate and housing problems? We took a closer look at the situation on the ground.
cape town – post-apartheid city?

November 2019
Cities worldwide compete for the attraction of investors, tourists and media attention. In these terms, Cape Town has been probably the most successful city on the African continent. The Cape is a destination of longing for affluent cosmopolitans, sun worshiping tourists and digital nomads from all over the world. Economically, this is a stroke of luck. But at the same time, there are only few places where the selectivity of globalization is as strong as here whilst the effects of apartheid are still visible.


Gracious Mulinga
Journalist | Malawi
Goodhope Amani
Journalist | Tansania
Mandlenkosi Chinula
Photographer | Zimbabwe
Zanji Sinkala
Journalist | Zambia
Vimbai Chinembiri
Journalist | Zimbabwe
Paulo Mendes
Journalist | Mozambique
Raoul Jochum
Facilitator | Germany
John Namalenga
Journalist | Malawi
Heggar Maviza
Photographer | Zimbabwe
Gladys Mbwiga
Journalist | Malawi
Kennedy Nyavaya
Journalist | Zimbabwe
Tammo Strunk
Facilitator | Germany
Philipp Lemmerich
Journalist | Germany
Kayleen Morgan
Journalist | South Africa
Lebogang Mokoena
Journalist | South Africa
Karen Mwendera
Journalist | South Africa
Kawela M’ule
Journalist | Namibia
Kudakwashe Mushauri
Photographer | Zimbabwe
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