November’s Africa Roundtable

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(Madi Ceesay, brave Gambian reporter).

Madi Ceesay, an independent journalist from The Gambia, and Jamal Amer, editor from Yemen are both honorees for their courage and tenacity at reporting the news at great personal risk and at great odds. Milton Allimadi, publisher of The Black Star News, will present the guest speakers.

They are this year’s winners of Press Freedom Award from the Committee to Protect Journalists. Members of the public can meet them both at an informal question-and-answer and reception on Monday, Nov. 13, from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at the GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK offices at 146 West 29th Street, Suite 7E, NYC. To RSVP or for more information call 212-244-3123. Lisa Vives, Executive Director of Global Information Network, is the event's host.

Refreshments will be served! Please come and bring everyone you know who is interested in media, African news and African affairs. GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK distributes news and feature articles on Africa and the developing world to mainstream, alternative, ethnic and minority-owned outlets in the U.S. and Canada. GIN’s goal is to increase the perspectives available to readers in North America and to bring into their view information about global issues that are overlooked or under-reported by mainstream media.

To subscribe to or advertise in New York’s leading Pan African weekly ivestigative newspaper, please call (212) 481-7745 or send a note to Milton@blackstarnews.com Our motto: “Speaking Truth To Empower.”

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