August 8, 2020
  • 9:23 am We back Chin’ono
  • 10:22 am Kailash Budhwar, acclaimed broadcaster who guided BBC Hindi service
  • 7:27 pm The Commonwealth’s twin problems with media freedom, and a blueprint for action
  • 7:49 pm Cameroon journalists mourn media champion Chief Foanyi
  • 4:21 pm Why our 12 Principles are so urgently needed

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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

One of the leading campaigners for media rights in west Africa, Chief Foanyi Nkemayang Paul, has died in hospital in Limbe, Cameroon. He was publisher of The Star newspaper, which he founded in 1991, CJA-Cameroon President and CJA Vice President for Africa.     Known as one of the pillars of journalism in Anglophone Cameroon, […]

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The central role of the media in society is under scrutiny as never before, from coverage of politics to pandemics. In one of its most far-reaching campaigns ever, the CJA is fighting for a new code for freedom of expression and the role of media in good governance across the Commonwealth. VISHAL ARORA of StoriesAsia […]

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Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman The CJA has called on the government of Pakistan to release the Jang Group Editor-in-Chief, Mir Shakil-ur- Rahman, who has been in detention since March 12. His arrest and detention by the National Accountability Bureau before substantive hearings have begun is contrary to the bureau’s established practice and is being widely seen as […]

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By Trevor Grundy The British explorer, writer, scholar and anti-apartheid campaigner Guy Arnold has died in London. He was 87. He was a prolific author and journalist, staunch supporter of the CJA,  and a highly respected figure in Commonwealth circles. His last book Africa – A Modern History 1945-2015 is a mine of information and […]

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Amina Mohammed, left, and Patricia Scotland make their commitment.   Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed have formally committed their organisations to work more closely together. The two leaders signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Commonwealth’s headquarters in Marlborough House, London. The document outlines how the two organisations will […]

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