Master’s Program in Science Journalism now Open (Brazil)

Journalists who want to specialize in science communication can apply for a free program in Campinas, São Paulo. This master’s program in scientific and cultural communication is offered by the State University of Campinas’ Laboratório de Estudos Avançados em Jornalismo (Labjor). Classes start in 2019. The course aims to train professional journalists and scientists in science communication and bridge the gap between scientific knowledge and everyday life. Candidates must submit a writing sample and resume. The selection process also includes a writing test in Portuguese, an English proficiency test and an interview.…

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Ten-year ban for 7 referees, 14 others- CAF

The Confederation of African Football has placed seven Ghanaian referees on a 10-year ban from all CAF relaed football activities, while one bagged a lifetime ban. The referees were mentioned in the Anas Aremeyaw Anas documentary on corruption in Ghana and West Africa. CAF’s sanctions were determined at a meeting of its Disciplinary Board on August 5. According to the statement from the meeting, the banned referees include; Mr. David Laryea, Assistant Referee (Ghana): life ban from all CAF related football activities; 2. Mr. Lathbridge Reginald, Referee (Ghana): 10 years ban from all…

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