Luis Nhachote was born in November 13th 1974 at Maputo, capital of Mozambique.
He is a journalist since 1999, when he started his career at Savana weekly newspaper as editor of the cultural issues and junior reporter. From 2006 to 2009 he moves to launch a new project as Deputy Editor of the daily electronic press, Canal de Moçambique (currently weekly newspaper); and performed the same roles at ZAMBEZE Semanário.
From 2010 he works as a consultant at Center for Public Integrity (CIP) as a consultant. His participation in Trainings begin in
2002 to 2004 – Attended a training on judiciary and electoral systems in Mozambique, organized by the National Syndical of Journalists.
2006 – Attended a course on investigative journalism in the United States of America.
2006 – Attended a course on transparency, organized by Transparency international in South Africa (Johannesburg) and Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls)
2011- Attended an internship in Amabhungani, Mail & Guardian Centre for Investigative Journalism.
His relevant work is a research (required by Transparency Internacional) on public service delivery in Vilankulos Municipality. As a product a book was produced.
In 2008 was awarded a prize on journalism (by national syndicate of journalists and VODACOM) as a results of the newspaper reports on the traffic of drugs in Mozambique. In 2009 was a finalist in the african journalism competition from the CNN – Multichoice.
Seats on the Border at the Forum for African Investigative Reports (FAIR), from 2008 to 2013