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Friday, November 18, 2005

African Bullets & Honey: "I do not know of any Africans who wake up in the morning saying: 'Today I am going to engage in 'poverty reduction'!' This phrase, beloved by the international community, has no place in the vocabulary of the African citizen engaged in the everyday struggle to survive.

It is wealth creation that links the African struggle of yesterday, today and tomorrow. "

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Vacancy: Sub-editor, Nairobi: "Under the direct supervision of the Editor-In-Chief, the Sub-editor will be responsible for editing copy generated by IRIN?s Nairobi newsroom, maintaining quality control and ensuring compliance with house style and standards of accuracy and balance, with special attention to maintaining the relevance of IRIN coverage."

Job: Photo Editor, Nairobi: "Based in Nairobi and under the direct supervision of the IRIN Coordinator, the Photo-Editor will be responsible for overseeing the usage, quality and acquisition of photographic images by IRIN, the management of public and internal image libraries, the development and management of a network of freelance photographers, and the enhancement of photographic skills and capabilities of staff."

ReliefWeb ? Professional Resources ? Vacancies: "VACANCY
Regional Media and Communications Officer -
Horn East and Central Africa
(Based in Nairobi)"

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

World Press Photo: "We are now accepting entries from professional photographers to the 2006 World Press Photo Contest. The deadline for entries is 12th January 2006. "