Topic: “Africa”

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Anna Johnson named Washington bureau chief

, by Patrick Maks

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.

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AP wins 2 RFK Journalism Awards

, by Patrick Maks

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.

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New beat team for migration coverage

, by Patrick Maks

AP today announced the creation of an all-formats beat team that will cover migration in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

News Director for Europe and Africa Anna Johnson sent this memo to staff:

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AP to examine COVID-19 impact on women in Africa with EJC grant

, by Lauren Easton

With funding from the European Journalism Centre, AP will examine the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in Africa, including how women have been pushed to the brink in the least developed countries.

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AP wins Webby Award for ‘What Can Be Saved?’

, by Lauren Easton

The Associated Press earned a People’s Voice Webby Award on Tuesday for its minidocumentaries focused on the environment and conservation efforts, titled “What Can Be Saved?” 

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