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The Peace and Election Program in Tanzania strives to strengthen the ability of traditional and non-traditional media to report accurate information on the elections and referendum to the public, and specifically the youth. Internews has conducted a study to assess the Tanzanian media landscape and is working to train and mentor journalists on election and post-election coverage and specifically election issues affecting women and conflict sensitive journalism, host roundtable discussions between media and electoral stakeholders and monitor traditional and new media throughout the electoral cycle.
Chuchu FM is a community radio station in Zanibar, Tanzania that is supported by Internews through its Boresha Habari project, funded by USAID. The programming focuses on women and youth and local issues.
When Jacob Mwenga said that the Boresha Habari program saved his station from collapse, I thought he was overstating the intervention.
Gabriel Lucas has just completed Third Year Broadcast Journalism studies at Saint Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT). He is already being groomed for a senior position at a radio station - Taa Bora FM in Tabora.
Women journalists in Tanzania should speak out whenever they face or witness sexual harassment in the workplace and they should enlist the support of men to address the issue.
Four journalists trained by Internews won first prize in this year’s Excellence in Journalism Awards Tanzania (EJAT).
When Peter Mtoi and Neema Mziray, both young journalists working for the Voice of Africa (VOA) community radio station in Korogwe, Tanzania, set out to report the challenges facing the town’s residents they were worried about how their stories would be received by the local authorities.