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Never again, say China media after Cultural Revolution anniversary

Beijing, China | AFP | The mayhem of China’s Cultural Revolution will never be repeated, state-run media said Tuesday, breaking their silence after the 50th anniversary of its start saw little state-sanctioned discussion. May 16 marked half a century since the 1966 internal Communist party declaration of the movement, which …

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The Independent’s Flavia Nassaka wins human rights award

The Independent’s Flavia Nassaka has scooped the Human Rights Award for 2016 for her two stories that highlighted Police’s abuse in 2015. The award administered by the Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda recognizes journalists whose stories highlight journalist and media rights issues in the country. Nassaka was awarded a plaque …

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‘Obama out’: president gets in final laughs with US media

Washington, United States | AFP | President Barack Obama cracked jokes and poked fun at rivals Saturday in his last appearance as US leader at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, ending his performance with a mic drop and the words “Obama out.” The black-tie event — at which the …

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The Independent’s Musoke wins Uganda’s best journalist award

The Independent’s Ronald Musoke wins Exceptional Journalism Award   It was an unforgettable day for The Independent when Ronald Musoke scooped the Nile Breweries Award for Exceptional Journalism at the Uganda National Journalism Awards organised by African Centre for Media Excellence. Musoke had earlier been presented with the award for …

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