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My Community, My Radio, My Mahad: The story of a Juba IDP settlement

JUBA, South Sudan – “I enjoy doing the radio program because it makes me feel like a journalist. I would like to learn more about journalism,” said 18-year-old Internews trainee, Riak Akech. “There are many things I don’t know. By talking to

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Kenya’s Community Reporters

NAIROBI, Kenya – I believe in the power of community media to transform communities. In my home country, due to the National Film Board of Canada’s Challenge for Change program from the 1960s to 80s, marginalized Canadians came together to

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Nile FM: A Community Radio Station Born in Response to Crisis

MALAKAL, South Sudan – As the sun rises and a new day begins, Julia Paulo Ding gets ready for work in the two-and-a-half-by-four meter blue and white tent she shares with her older sister’s family. They all — three adults and three

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#RightsMedia report: Indigenous #art and #culture in #Arusha

Located inside the historical Arusha Declaration Museum, near the Uhuru monument, there’s a small workspace for Tanzanian artists and students. The ACAA – Arts and Cultural Association of Arusha – provides studio and gallery space for indigenous artists from Arusha

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