Second annual Dupont and Verlon scholarship awarded
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Two media professionals in Madagascar have won scholarships commemorating murdered RFI journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon. Ando Rakotovoahangy et Hanitriniony Jhons Marry Ralainarivo have been awarded the 2015 Dupont-Verlon memorial prize for journalism.
The awarding of the 2015 Dupont-Verlon memorial prize for journalism comes two years after the two RFI journalists were murdered in Kidal in northern Mali. Both cases remain unsolved.
Ando Rakotovoahangy is a journalist. Hanitriniony Jhons Marry Ralainarivo is a radio technician.
This is the scholarship's second annual awarding.