IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency
August 19th, 2011

Ranjit Devraj (New Delhi) and Nalisha Kalideen (Johannesburg) have joined the IPS global editorial pool following open recruitment processes in Asia-Pacific and Africa. The global editorial pool is led by Editor in Chief Sanjay Suri and associate Editor in Chief Diana Cariboni and co-ordinates the IPS news service and other editorial products.

Ranjt Devraj was formerly the India Correspondent for the IPS news agency. Prior to that Ranjit was a special correspondent with the United News of India news agency. He will co-ordinate coverage from the network of local and specialist writers contributing to IPS from across Asia and the Pacific. A particular focus will be on ensuring that IPS reports on the strong emerging economies in China and India and their role in new alliances like BRICS and IBSA within a South-South framework.

Nalisha Kalideen will manage a network of writers across sub-Saharan Africa who often work under dangerous and traumatic conditions with limited resources. Nalisha has an Honours Degree in Journalism from the University of the Witwatersrand. Previously she worked as a senior journalist with South Africa’s daily newspaper, The Star, and covered various issues including gender, hard news, HIV/AIDS and crime and justice, and since 2009 as a thematic editor for IPS Africa.

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