steering committee

Africa

Vincent Kahiya
Editor in Chief, MD, Alpha Media Holdings
Vincent Kahiya is the Managing Director of Alpha Media Holdings, a privately-owned company which owns three publications in Zimbab ...
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Emelda Libanga
Editor, Sunday Mail
Emelda Libanga Musonda is Sunday Mail Editor with a state owned newspaper – the Zambia Daily Mail. She started her journalis ...
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Beata Kasale
CEO and Editor in Chief, The Voice
Beata owns and is Publisher of The Voice, which is currently Botswana’s best selling newspaper. With over 25 years experienc ...
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Solange Ayanone
Media coordinator, Pax Press
Solange Ayanone is A Rwandan  journalist and trainer with over 20 years of experience working with various media organisation ...
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MENA

Assem El Bassal
Global CEO, Global Mubasher Media
An experienced media manager with a consistent track record of successfully, employing best business practices that improve effici ...
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Nadim Ladki
Chief editor, The Daily Star
Nadim Ladki, a veteran journalist with 28 years experience, is the Editor in Chief of Beirut’s The Daily Star newspaper. Sin ...
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Jumana Ghuneimat
Chief Editor, Al Ghad Daily
Jumana Ghuneimat is the Editor-in-Chief of Al-Ghad, a Jordanian daily newspaper; she is the first woman to take the top editing po ...
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Wafa’ Abdel Rahman
Founder and General Director, FILASTINIYAT
In 2005, Wafa’ Abdel Rahman, founded FILASTINIYAT, an NGO committed to ensuring and supporting the equitable participation o ...
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Honorary

Vincent Peyrègne
Chief Executive Officer, WAN-IFRA
Vincent Peyrègne took up duties as Chief Executive Officer of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN- ...
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