Carl Theunis is a Belgian reporter, cameraman and editor.

Carl Theunis holds a Master in International Politics (KUL), Radio and Television Journalism (VUB) and in Policy Economics (KUL). He worked for several years as a journalist and reporter for a local television channels (ROB, TV Brussels) and Belgian public broadcaster Radio 2. He then went to Africa to work for organizations such as MSF and the Belgian development agency (ENABEL). He has built up a great deal of expertise on political and social issues in Africa. Carl currently works as a freelance cameraman, reporter and editor.


Carl Theunis
Camera work and expertise on political and social themes in Africa (Great Lakes region)

Supported projects

Hospital prison

  • Health
  • Human Rights

KINSHASHA - In the maternity clinics in Kinshasa, hundreds of mothers and their newborn children are locked up. Weeks, months, sometimes even years. Reason: they cannot pay hospital bills after childbirth. The report "Gasthuis Gevangenis" (Hospital prison) investigates this phenomenon and goes in search of the underlying cause of this problem.