May 25, 2019
  • 8:31 am In the path of India’s election juggernaut
  • 10:59 am How the Assange case highlights the public’s right to know, but also public trust in a free press
  • 3:19 pm Journalists’ safety and media freedom both endangered in Indian election, panel warns
  • 12:19 pm CJA Newsletter special – Remembering Derek Ingram
  • 2:54 pm Action to curb urban pollution

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

By TREVOR GRUNDY Soon after the quintessentially English journalist Richard West married the quintessentially Irish journalist Mary Kenny in 1974, he visited South Africa during the build-up to the Soweto uprising and the final days of apartheid, which he wrote about so well. During a drink-in with colleagues at the Hotel Elizabeth opposite The Star […]

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Trevor Grundy on the life of the economist and adviser to the Zambian govt whose negotiations on mineral rights saved that country a fortune in 1964 Born August 12, 1929 Died February 26, 2015 aged 85 Historians examining the de-colonisation process after World War II have shown little inclination to examine the political motives and […]

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By SYED BELAL AHMED   For more than 200 years the British ruled in India. On their departure in 1947, they left many legacies in which culinary tradition played very little part. Back on British soil however, a takeover of a very different nature began. From Britain, India gained a unifying language, salted beef tongue and […]

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By TREVOR GRUNDY Nelson Mandela’s membership of the South African Communist Party  will be one of the main topics up for discussion in London on December 5 when the Institute of Commonwealth Studies hosts a one- day seminar on myths and realities surrounding the life and legacy of one Africa’s greatest sons. Around 150 academics, […]

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CJA member TREVOR GRUNDY reports on the latest version of Bob Geldof’s Band Aid campaign in the fight against ebola. Children in Britain think it’s a Christmas Carol like ‘Silent Night’ or ‘God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman.’ Bob Geldof remembers it as a song that sold 3.7 million copies thirty years ago in 1984 and […]

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