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Archive for November 2016

Africa Partnership Launched

Journalism in Africa is really making a difference to global perceptions of the continent. It provides an opportunity to inform the world audience about the realities of modern and to smash the negative stereotypes that have dogged the continent for too long. Whenever I travel in Africa I’m now gripped by the range of new…

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An Earth Day First For Africa’s Satellite Sisters

Africa’s first private satellite is being built by school girls in the Western Cape of South Africa. The Meta Economic Development Organisation (MEDO) has invested in this technology to empower young women to learn and succeed in the global economy by getting involved in science, technology, science and maths, the so-called STEM subjects. I’m delighted…

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The New Scamble for Africa

The In-tray for the new President of the United States is already heaving. How far up the pile is the file marked “Africa Policy”? Will the new Administration see the continent as a opportunity or a threat? Friend or foe? The US has deep security concerns about Africa. It has already pledged extra money to…

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Award-Winning BBC Journalist returns to Preston to deliver students masterclass

Izaac Cole, James Clark, Peter Burdin and Georgia Macey. Journalist who has worked with some of the world’s most famous foreign correspondents gives tips to UCLan students. I am grateful to Donna Sladen, a Journalism graduate at the University of Central Lancashire, for her extremely generous profile of my work in the School of Journalism.…

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