The 2nd annual Aid & Development Africa Summit will take place 28 February to 1 March 2017 at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi with an aim to explore how technological innovations and best practice can improve aid delivery and development strategy in Sub-Saharan East Africa.Read more
In Sub-Saharan Africa, Internews responds to access to information needs for the marginalized and vulnerable. In Kenya, we strengthen community knowledge by ensuring free, easy access to high quality maternal health information. In South Sudan and Central African Republic, we respond to information needs during humanitarian and political crises. In Democratic Republic of Congo, we support community radio stations to be more professional and more sustainable, and we work on the entire media environment to make sure citizens receive information and voices from diverse sources and channels. In this country, we also work to have more stories and voices from, for and about women. In Cote d’Ivoire Internews support human rights organizations including LGBTI rights organizations to communicate better with the media and through the media. We champion coverage that doesn’t stigmatize. In Liberia, we focus on improving the media regulatory and legal environment. Everywhere we work with media, social media and civil society to improve content on democracy and governance elections, interfaith issues, and community reconciliation.
Participants are trained on how to maintain and update the news network’s website, including how to post new stories, photos, and audio and video clips, which will enable them to better cover the upcoming 2017 presidential and legislative elections.
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Internews, with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has concluded a three-day training workshop in Liberia to promote the Freedom of Information law.
Fifteen journalists working in print, broadcast, and online media primarily from the DRC’s Haut Katanga Province attended the three-day session in the mining city of Lubumbashi.
On the journalism.co.uk podcast, Internews' data and investigative journalist Eva Constantaras explains how she builds data journalism teams in developing countries like India and Kenya.
Why is it important for people to have a radio, even when their communities have access to other forms of media? What do affected communities choose to listen to, and how does this information affect their daily lives?
The theme of the media forum was "Citizens and Security Working Together for Peaceful 2017 Elections"
Fake news, misinformation and conspiracy theories erupted into Western media during the 2016 United States presidential election. Yet in many media markets around the globe, these are longstanding challenges.