Author: Kate Bartlett
2019 WPI FellowJournalist, Deutsche Presse Agentur
Johannesburg, South Africa
Bio: Kate Bartlett is a Zimbabwean-born journalist who was reported from Cambodia, Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Congo, and Bosnia among other places. She started her career at The Cambodia Daily in Phnom Penh, then went to Agence France Presse as an Asia editor, and is currently Southern and East Africa correspondent for Deutsche Presse Agentur, the German press agency.
The country is in a crisis. Dysfunctional healthcare system after government fired doctors. Women giving birth in medieval conditions in backyard “clinics”. Hyperinflation looming. Unlit & potholed roads. What does Zimbabwe’s Cabinet do? Announces a long list of new road names.
Jean-Paul Marat was famously assassinated while annotating newspapers in a bathtub, where he was soaking to help his mysterious skin disease. Are his bloodstained newspapers a clue to what afflicted him? @sarahzhang on a new DNA study: https://t.co/1Kkxz7T2Mq
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Commissioner @ThommyPetersen joins @MNFarmersUnion Pres. Gary Wertish and @StarTribune @adambelz on a panel talking ag to a group of journalists from around the world. They are visiting MN & @mnstatefair for the @worldpressinst Great to share #MNag with visitors across the globe
We are happy to announce the selection of the 2019 World Press Institute (WPI) fellows! Read more about the 2019 WPI Fellows and view their photos here: https://t.co/PEepuQI8Lu
Happy Holidays from WPI! If you are a foreign journalist looking to immerse yourself in the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the US, we are now accepting applications for our 2019 fellowship program: https://t.co/UuT18UAzyw.