June 26th, 2014
During his visits to New York and Johannesburg in May and early June, IPS Director General Ramesh Jaura attended the Board meetings of IPS North America and IPS Africa, and was confirmed as a new board member of the two regional organizations. He availed of the opportunity to interact with colleagues based in New York and reporting from the United Nations as well as those operating from Johannesburg, South Africa.
Ramesh Jaura (second from left) with IPS Africa staff and some board members from left to right, Tafadzwa Rafemoyo, Nqabomzi Bikitsha, Govin Reddy (outgoing IPS Africa Board Chairperson), Paula Fray, Kervine Phiri, Kudzai Makombe and Nalisha Adams.
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May 23rd, 2014
IPS Africa, with support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is holding a reporting on inequalities workshop from May the 22nd – 23rd. The workshop seeks to enhance journalists’ understanding of and reporting on inequalities to enable them to write analytical and thought provoking stories on this key issue. According to the U.N. Research Institute for Social Development, income inequalities between and within countries have worsened in recent decades, with citizenship and location continuing to determine life chances despite globalisation. Meanwhile, in Africa, the number of people living in poverty has doubled since the 1980s. Join the conversation on twitter, using the hashtag #incomegap
March 18th, 2014
IPS Africa, with the support of the Heinrich Boll Foundation Southern Africa, has published a handbook for journalists titled Climate Governance in Africa. It was launched recently in Abuja, Nigeria at a climate governance consultative workshop for journalists.
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December 12th, 2013
IPS Africa attended the 17th ICASA Conference on AIDS and STIs held in Cape Town, South Africa, from the 7th to the 11th December. ICASA is the biggest conference of its kind on the continent, with over 10,000 delegates attending.
As part of the coverage, we produced a daily TerraViva Conference Newsletter which is being emailed to delegates, and is also available on the IPS Africa Web Page www.ipsnews.net/Africa
The Conference was active on Twitter @NoNewHIV using hashtag #ICASA2013 with @ipsafrica contributing to the conversation.
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August 12th, 2013
IPS Africa has been invited as media partner to the annual conference of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of State and Government, to be held on August, 17 – 18, in Lilongwe, Malawi.
IPS Africa will be present with a team of journalists to the number of side events to be held during the conference starting August 14th, leading up to the Summit of Heads of State and Governments, to produce 3 printed multi-lingual TerraViva’s. Read more »
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