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South African journalist, Yadhana Jadoo, a news editor at The Citizen, died on Wednesday morning while at an event arranged by the Union of African Journalists in Cairo Egypt. . Her family has been left devastated at the news of her death and spending her last moments surrounded by strangers. An autopsy is yet to be ...
Yadhana Jadoo, a news editor at The Citizen, died on Wednesday morning while at an event arranged by the Union of African Journalists. An autopsy is yet to be conducted to determine her cause of death. Jadoo's younger sister, Vedharshi, said the family was going through a "horrific" time, tortured by the ...

The President's Keepers: Those Keeping Zuma in Power and Out of Prisonby legendary South African journalist Jacques Pauw, who came out of retirement to report the ... Have African journalists had to deal with accusations of “fake news,” and if so, how did they handle it and what can we learn from them?
A 34-year-old South African journalist, Miss Yadhana Jadoo, attending a three-week training course organised by the African Union of Journalists, AUJ, in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Information, was confirmed dead at exactly 7.20am, yesterday, at the Palestine Hospital in Cairo, where she ...
Nigerian journalist, Odimegwu Onwuwere wins award. A Nigerian journalist with Nigeria's Africa Prime News, Odimegwu Onwuwere has bagged the Pan African Journalist of the Year Award for the 2018 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards sponsored by Continental Reinsurance. A press release ...
French companies are confident in the South African market and in its future, French Embassy Economic Counsellor William Roos assured South African journalists at a briefing on Thursday. He pointed out Some 400 French companies had already set up business in South Africa and others are interested ...

Opoku Gakpo who is Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Agricultural and Rural Development Journalists Association (GARDJA), an affiliate organisation of the IFAJ, is one of only two African journalists awarded. Marike Brits of Plaas Media in South Africa is the other. The rest are; Lydia Burton of the ...
Odimegwu Onwuwere, a journalist with AFRICA PRIME NEWS has bagged the Pan African Journalist of the Year Award for the 2018 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards sponsored by Continental Reinsurance. A statement by Ceciliah Kimuyu, Senior Account Manager at Continental Reinsurance ...
The award was bestowed on him by the Association of African Journalists and Broadcasters in Accra, Ghana. Speaking at the pan-African Distinguished Achievers Award ceremony, Buratai called on African journalists to be cautious while using the social media, especially on issues bothering on security.
Above, Worcester Magazine editor Walter Bird Jr. gives Rev. Jesse Gibson of Worcester digital voice recorders to be used by West African journalists/Madison Friend photo. Worcester Magazine, which in 2015 traveled to Liberia in West Africa to chronicle the return of missionary and Ebola survivor Dr. Rick ...
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has pledged to invest more in Nigeria by launching a mentorship and internship scheme for the next generation of West African journalists. Director of the BBC World Service, Jamie Angus disclosed this at the launch of the new Lagos bureau of the media outfit ...
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Sally Jarju from The Gambia had a chance to raise a question to China's agriculture minister at a press conference of the ongoing session of the National People's Congress on Wednesday. She asked about China-Africa cooperation in agriculture and was impressed with the ...
"I don't think I can make a definitive comment at this stage," he said on Monday, while briefing African journalists on US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's first official visit to the continent starting on Tuesday. But Yamamoto did add that for the US, as for a number of other countries, South Africa was the ...
Twenty selected journalists from five African countries will take part in a workshop on data journalism, facilitated by Vital Strategies, an international non-governmental organisation (NGO). The workshop, known as “Effective use of data in public health journalism,” is aimed at equipping selected journalists ...
Luv FM journalist, Prince Appiah, has been selected among 20 journalists to attend World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH). He is part of four Ghanaian journalists to participate in the 17th edition of WCTOH, opening in Cape Town, South Africa from March 5 to 9, 2018. Journalists attending the ...
Ethiopia - The UN Women Representative to Ethiopia, Letty Chiwara, has called on journalists to increase the number of stories reported on women in their outlets. Report by Bettie K. Johnson Mbayo, bettie.mbayo@frontpageafricaonline.com. She says though there is male dominance in the media, women ...
The second, third, fourth and fifth plaintiffs, who are practicing journalists in The Gambia and members of the Federation of African Journalists, an umbrella body/association for journalists in Africa, claimed they are victims of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment in The Gambia. The second plaintiff ...

Speaking in an interview with Maravi Post, Amref Health Africa Regional Advocacy Manager Dona Anyona, who is based in Kenya, expressed her appreciation with the work that African journalists are currently doing in reporting on health issues. She, however, pointed out that there is need to equip ...
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) invites journalists working in Africa to apply for a Media Fellowships to travel, research and write stories on wildlife and its conservation in the continent – the policies and programmes, what has worked and what hasn't, the conflicts in conservation, the impacts of ...
African Journalists have been urged to project the socio-economic development of the continent and that of their respective countries to the outside world through their reportage. Similarly, they have also been urged to be circumspect in their reportage. The call was made at the opening of the 51st session ...
In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu reflects on the plight of supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga following his reconciliation last month with his bitter rival, President Uhuru Kenyatta. One of the games I enjoyed a lot in my childhood was called "kauka" in Kiswahili, ...
He spoke at the Pan African Distinguished Achievers Award ceremony, in Accra, Ghana, where he was bestowed with an Award of Excellence for his contributions to peace in Nigeria and Africa at large, insisting that it was necessary for African journalists to exercise caution in the use of social media on ...
Around 100 delegates from several countries are in Swakopmund for the Continental Reinsurance 5th CEO Summit where African journalists will be honoured for their understanding of the reinsurance sector in Africa from 9 to 10 April. The event will be hosted in partnership with NamibRe and the keynote ...
President of the West African Parliamentary Press Corps (WAPPC), Mr. Andrew Edwin has called for bilateral relationship between Ghanian and Nigerian press corps, saying both countries have genuine commitment to advancement of democracy through reportage in the sub-region. Mr Andrew who was ...
Fact-checking is not the only area in which technology can aid reporting. Drones and sensors help journalists reach regions they can't easily access on foot, said South African journalist and director of NGO Code for Africa Justin Arenstein. The civil war in Syria, for instance, attracted more media attention ...
Similarly, Head, Egyptian Council and Supreme Court of Media Regulations, Makram Ahmed, has emphasised the commitment of the Republic of Egypt towards correcting the negative image of the African continent before the world, particularly via the training and reorientation of young African journalists.


 

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