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  • UGANDA: MMFC journalists win top awards

      MMFC-trained journalists are on an award-winning spree! At the HIV Media Awards, Namale Hajara Shahista won the best Radio Story award for her story on gender-based violence (GBV) during COVID-19. Ruth Nazziwa won the Best Print Investigative Story award, with his co-author David Kibuuka, for their story on the impact of COVID-19 on those living with HIV. Their story

  • GHANA: JHR trainees win awards for stories on COVID safety and disability rights

    In January, the Merck Foundation awarded three MMFC trainees for their work to highlight the the lax attitude towards COVID safety protocols in different regions of Ghana. In the online category of their Mask Up With Care Media Recognition for West African Countries awards, Prosper Koursoh and Prince Kwame Tamakloe earned the 1st runner-up and

  • DRC: JHR awards Esther Kanga and Tantia Sakata for stories on issues around sexual violence

    At an awards gala organized by JHR in Kinshasa on Human Rights Day (December 10, 2021), journalists Esther Kanga of Jambo FM and Tantia Sakata of Tempête des tropiques took home two big prizes for their stories addressing sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The event sought to recognize the best journalistic works

  • MALI: JHR trainee Kouane Diarra wins big at 2021 Mali Media Awards for radio report on child marriage

    JHR trainee Kouane Diarra is on an award-winning roll. Diarra has won the special ‘Eve Award’ for his radio report on child marriage at the 2021 Mali Media Awards, held in Bamako on August 21, 2021. In his report, Diarra explores the consequences of early marriage for students at the Mafouné primary school. This latest

  • JHR Mali celebrates quality human rights journalism at inaugural awards

    On June 26, 2021, JHR Mali, in partnership with la Maison de la Presse, l’Union des Radios et Télévisions Libres du Mali, and l’École Supérieure de Journalisme et des Sciences de la Communication de Bamako, held the first edition of the Human Rights Journalism Awards in Bamako, celebrating the work of two professional journalists and

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