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Former intern wins first place in UNDP reporting competition

05-05-2015

Former intern wins first place in UNDP reporting competition

A former intern at Studio Hirondelle Guinée, Fondation Hirondelle’s radio production studio and training center in Conakry, recently won first place in a competition organized by the UNDP on the best reporting on water. The winner, Diaraye Guirassy, received training at Studio Hirondelle Guinée, which then supported Ms Guirassy in the production of her winning radio report on corruption in water distribution. Two other former interns tied for third place. The award ceremony was held on April 28th, 2015, at the Maison de la Presse in Conakry. Congratulations Diaraye! If you would like to listen to the report (in French), please...

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