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Juergen Baetz

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa Bureau Chief — Deutsche Presse-Agentur

@dpa Africa Bureau Chief, Regionalbüroleiter Afrika. Former @AP Brussels & Berlin journo. Tweeting Africa, EU, foreign policy, Iran. tinyurl.com/n5cbxve

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@jbaetz — 2,511 followers, 10,160 tweets

Jun 21, 2017

Sahelzone: UN-Sicherheitsrat gibt grünes Licht für neue Anti-Terror-Truppe -  http://orf.at/stories/2396369/ 

Jun 21, 2017

UN erklären Hungersnot im Südsudan für beendet - doch 6 Millionen Menschen haben weiter nicht genug zu essen - @dpa  https://www.news.at/a/vereinte-nationen-erklaerten-hungersnot-im-suedsudan-fuer-beendet-8199048 

Jun 20, 2017

RT @UNICEFAngola: #WorldRefugeeDay Mashata walked alone for 2 days to Angola after witnessing the brutal murder of his parents in DRC…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

In my first internship for a French local newspaper I wrote about a flower that re-flourished in September. Yes.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, typing letters for my great-aunt on it. Being used to computers, it drove me nuts and revealed how bad I actually am at typo-less-typing

How is social media changing news?

Especially Twitter is a game changer. Has yet again increased the speed of news. Great tip-off service.