Topic: “Ethiopia”

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Evelyne Musambi named East Africa reporter

, by Nicole Meir

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:

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AP letter to Ethiopian ambassador

, by Lauren Easton

Executive Editor Julie Pace on Thursday sent a letter to Ethiopian Ambassador Mehreteab Mulugeta requesting the release of AP-accredited freelancer Amir Aman Kiyaro, who has been detained in Addis Ababa since Nov. 28, 2021.

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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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AP wins 2 Overseas Press Club Awards

, by Patrick Maks

The Associated Press has won two prestigious awards from the Overseas Press Club of America for an investigation exposing abuse in the lucrative palm oil industry and for reporting that held China accountable for its early mishandling of COVID-19 and human rights violations against the Uighurs.

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AP earns World Press Photo honors

, by Lauren Easton

Photos of a deadly Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, California wildfires, Brazilian sports fans and Hurricane Dorian’s destruction earned The Associated Press top honors in the 2020 World Press Photo Contest.