Monthly Archives: March 2021

Journalist, two relatives succumb to Covid, his mother also dies

Fifty-five-year-old Kailassinh Pardeshi, senior journalist with Shiv spokesperson Sena Saamana, succumbed to Covid-19 at a hospital in Savadha village, Raver taluka, Jalgaon district on Thursday evening. Two of his close relatives – his younger brother Kishoresinh Pradeshi (52) and his wife Sangeeta (48) – also died of Covid-19 two days …

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Algeria: Supreme Court orders retrial of prominent journalist

The eminent journalist Khaled Drareni, symbol of the struggle for a free press in Algeria, must be the subject of a new trial after the Supreme Court accepted Thursday the cassation appeal of his lawyers. “The Supreme Court overturned the decision. The defense appeal has been accepted, so Khaled Drareni …

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Senior New York journalist Emily Stokes to be new editor-in-chief of literary-Art-and-culture News magazine, Firstpost

The journal was run for decades by founding editor George Plimpton and has become known for its in-depth interviews on the writing process and for publishing early works by Philip Roth, Adrienne Rich, and many others. Emily Stokes will begin her new job as editor-in-chief of The Paris Review in …

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Sandra Ochola: the editor of the president’s speech

Profiles Sandra Ochola: the editor of the president’s speech Friday, March 19, 2021 Sandra Ochola, Deputy Director, Speech Research and Writing, Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU). PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG By JACKSON BIKOMore from this author Summary A lawyer at the High Court of Kenya with a bachelor’s …

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