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Ugandan Peter Labeja wins 2020 ACCER Awards

ACCER Awards

An investigative journalist from Uganda, Peter Labeja, has emerged overall winner of the 2020 African Climate Change and Environment Reporting (ACCER) Awards. Past winners of the ACCER Awards This disclosure was made as organisers, the Pan African Climate Justice (PACJA), on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 released names of the 25 candidates who won in the 2020 environmental journalism awards it ...

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PACJA to unveil winners of 2020 climate change reporting awards

Demis Mekuriyaw

Finalists and winners of the African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards (ACCER Awards) will be announced during a live digital event on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 on the sidelines of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA). Demis Mekuriyaw of Ethiopia, a past winner the ACCER Awards According to the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), organisers of the event, the ...

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African journalists share techniques for tracking wildlife trafficking and conservation reporting


Wildlife trafficking in (Southern) Africa has become an increasingly prevalent activity and with a sharp rise in the loss of wildlife population, it is a threat to the region’s ecosystem. The Pangolin. Pangolins are believed to be the world’s most trafficked mammals The practice, which involves trading in wildlife products and live animals through trans-border routes, and local or international ...

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Ex-MD of Daily Times unveils environment newspaper

Ace journalist and media strategist, Aliu Akoshile, has unveiled an online newspaper, NatureNews, as Nigeria marks its 60th independence anniversary. Aliu Akoshile He said his vision was for NatureNews to be the most authoritative news platform on environment issues in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. Akoshile, who previously managed the entire revenue business of Daily Trust newspaper, said NatureNews ...

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Young journalists to benefit from Niger Delta training workshop

Niger Delta

From soot in the air, toxic waste dumped in Koko, Delta State, destruction of ancient forest in Cross River to gas flaring/oil pollution in oil producing regions, the ecosystem in Southern Nigeria is under serious threat. To this end, the African Art and Media for Earth Initiative (AAMEI) is conducting a Niger Delta eco-journalism workshop, which is targeting journalism and ...

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