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The Independent journalist wins continental award

Isaac Khisa of The Independent magazine emerged as one of the winners of the 2017 Pan-African Re Insurance Journalism awards for a story about the insurance industry. Khisa was last week awarded Best Re/Insurance Industry Analysis and Commentary for his article “Insurance industry tops Shs700bn”. The award winners were announced at …

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Former DPC Mwesigye guilty of assaulting journalist, fined

Court has found senior police officer Joram Mwesigye guilty of assaulting WBS TV journalist Andrew Lwanga in a January 2015 incident. Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu on Friday fined the former Old Kampala district police commander  sh1 million for causing bodily harm to the journalist, and ordered him …

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British journalist deported from Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |   A British journalist working for The Times of London newspaper said Friday he was being deported from Kenya after being detained for more than a day at the airport without explanation or charge. Jerome Starkey, 35, was locked in a cell overnight after arriving …

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Covering Syria through hunger and fear

Aleppo, Syria | AFP |  For Karam al-Masri, AFP’s reporter, photographer and videojournalist in rebel-held Aleppo, the past five years have been a series of tragedies: detention by the regime, and then the Islamic State group, the death of his parents in an air strike, the siege of his hometown, …

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