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In a memo to staff on Wednesday, Deputy News Director for Africa Andrew Drake announced that Evelyne Musambi is AP's new East Africa reporter:
In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Global Business Editor Noreen Gillespie announced three new roles on the Business News team:
Paul Haven, vice president and head of global news gathering, announced two key appointments on Monday: James Jordan will lead AP's coverage of Europe and Africa, and Cristiana Mesquita will head Cuba and the Caribbean.
Executive Editor Julie Pace and Head of Global News Gathering Paul Haven announced today that Anna Johnson, AP news director for Europe and Africa, has been named Washington bureau chief.
An investigation exposing widespread abuse in the palm oil industry and searing photos of Ethiopians fleeing war earned The Associated Press two Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards on Thursday.