January 20, 2020
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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

By Trevor Grundy THE GAMBIA, Africa’s smallest country and an intriguing microcosm of all the hopes and problems that impact on the world’s largest but hungriest continent, is now open to a full debate on laws that affect the freedom of the press. Speaking at a five-day media Forum and Capacity Building event convened by […]

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On 11th July 2010, terrorists struck the Kyadondo rugby club in Uganda, killing 80 innocent young people who were watching the World Cup finals. Diana Phoebe, a 25-year-old journalist and Commonwealth Correspondent, witnessed the horror first-hand. Here she recounts that terrifying night. Since the beginning of the month of June, Ugandans have been remembering, sharing […]

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By M.J. Akbar One of the more bewildering aspects of electoral democracy is the mesmerising power of false comfort. It stretches from silly posturing to incomprehensible self-delusion, but nothing illustrates its meaninglessness better than the answer to an obvious question: what does a politician hope to achieve by denying a truth that is glaringly evident […]

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There is so much more that needs to be achieved before Barbados can boast of its achievements in gender equality, writes Leigh-Ann Worrell, a journalist working on the Barbados Today newspaper. On the surface, it seems like a cause for celebration. Barbados was named as the second-best place in the Commonwealth to be born a […]

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Issue No 34 April 2011 By David Spark Download the newsletter in full as a Word document here: CJA Newsletter April 2011 Murder, violence against Pakistani reporters goes on Murder and violence against journalists in Pakistan remain a feature of the Commonwealth media scene. Fauzia Shaheen of CJA Pakistan points out how vulnerable are journalists […]

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