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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

The global pandemic’s collision with the information age has underscored the importance of good journalism. UNESCO’s Guy Berger urges the intergovernmental community to prioritise media freedom during this critical time. Who wants to know more about Covid-19 vaccinations? All of us. As citizens, we deserve information that has a bearing on our lives—we should know […]

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Narendra Modi: The Yogi of Populism, by Mihir Bose    If political populism was an international sport, Narendra Modi would have to be given a handicap, writes MARTIN LUMB. Seizing on what his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party has decried as the corruption, inertia and nepotism of the post-colonial era, he’s fed an eager populace  with a […]

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“Do Not Disturb”, by Michaela Wrong an investigative journalist, is the book that every reporter should read who plans to cover the Commonwealth summit in Kigali. She has been writing about central Africa from Eritrea to the Congo for 20 years, for the Financial Times among others. She tears away the veils of propaganda which […]

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Three of the finalists, Jubilante Cutting from Ghana, Tim Lo Surdo from Australia, Alina Alam from India. Twenty extraordinary young individuals from 18 countries have been announced as finalists for this year’s Commonwealth Youth Awards. The awards recognise outstanding Commonwealth young people whose projects are transforming lives in their communities and helping to achieve the […]

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The shocking impact of Covid 19 on communities and organisations across the world has been for many a salutary experience. It’s as if we’re at a crossroads, wondering how did we get here, and where do we go from here. This is a point of reflection not least for our own Commonwealth. A project by […]

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