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2012

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Thursday, 20th December 2012
Fifteen journalists have been awarded funding under the Winter 2012 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, run by Irish Read more

Day one in Mexico
Paul and I arrive in the evening after a surprisingly pleasant, though very long, flight from Paris and, I have to say, Read more

Congratulations to Fund recipient, Sarah Blake, who won the Broadcast Media award at last night’s MAMA awards (Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards), for Read more

The number of endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda has increased by 10% over the past two years, thanks to conservation efforts. That’s according to new Read more

The locals in the Maloti mountains in the north who care for disabled and HIV-positive kids
Plunging down into another valley and with the needle nicking 140, Read more

How women in Lesotho are driving the fight against HIV
Out in the dusty play yard of the New Millennium Primary School in Maseru, 18-year-old coach Read more

Good news for Simon Cumbers Media Fund recipient Tim Desmond, whose radio documentary, Clearing the Killing Fields won the best ‘Consumer Broadcast Documentary’ award at Read more

From the Standard Lesotho Bank a line of workers – constituted mainly from the textile industry — extends out and down Maseru’s main street.  It’s Read more

The second Africa Ireland Economic Forum, which was held in Dublin on Monday, 22nd October 2012. Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore Read more

Thank you to everyone who applied to the Winter 2012 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The deadline has now passed, and we will Read more