Expanding Information Access

Internews works to ensure people’s access to information through whatever technological means they choose. Through a myriad of projects, working with national governments and key stakeholders, Internews is creating an enabling environment for an affordable and user-controlled Internet.

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  • "Somali Voices" Provides an Opportunity for Debate and Dialogue

    Thursday, February 6, 2014

    In partnership with Star FM, a Nairobi-based Somali language radio station, Internews has established three community radio stations in Mogadishu, Gurieel and Dhusamareb. The radio stations provide independent information and provide an opportunity for debate and dialogue in a country that is emerging from 20-plus years of conflict.

    Somali Voices, one of the most popular programs broadcast on the stations, gives voice to different groups including local government, civil society organizations, youth, and IDPs, and also provides music and cultural programming.

  • Texts, Tweets, and Social Change: How Can Communications Contribute to Development?

    Thursday, October 24, 2013

    At a forum entitled “Texts, tweets, and social change: How can communications contribute to development?” held at the Crawford School of Public Policy at Australian National University, Internews Regional Director for Asia, Oren Murphy, and consultant Matt Abud explored the opportunities and challenges of harnessing information and communications technologies (ICTs) for political change and economic growth.