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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

      Mahendra Ved On March 20, 2021, I stepped down as President of the Commonwealth Journalists Association, a non-government, voluntary body under the Commonwealth umbrella, ending a tenure that was prolonged, partly by Covid-19. Playing the host after over three decades, India was forced to hold the Delhi conference as a webinar, thanks […]

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The University of London has confirmed the membership of a Committee to conduct an inquiry into the future of Commonwealth Studies at the University. The creation of the Committee, to be chaired by Sir Malcolm Rifkind, the former UK Foreign Secretary, was announced following consultation about the future of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at […]

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The University of London has confirmed the membership of a Committee to conduct an inquiry into the future of Commonwealth Studies at the University. The creation of the Committee, to be chaired by Sir Malcolm Rifkind, the former UK Foreign Secretary, was announced following consultation about the future of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at […]

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Winner of last last year’s Hodson Award, New Zealander Kiraan Chetty.  Nominations are open for the annual Harry Hodson award, given by the Commonwealth Round Table for a written piece of work by an undergraduate or postgraduate student from a university in the Commonwealth.  The winner receives a £1000 cash prize and publication of their […]

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The Commonwealth Journalists Association deplores the arrest of the distinguished Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono, on charges of incitement to participate in public violence. He is currently out on bail after being arrested last July. The arrest followed extensive investigative reporting by Mr Chin’ono, in which he revealed the existence of contracts allegedly linking senior members […]

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