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.

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An Eye-Opening Internship

March 4, 2019

“This internship has given me a rare chance to better prepare as I step into the real media world,”  says Evarist Mapesa,one of five young graduate journalists attending a three-month internship facilitated by Internews in Tanzania under the Boresha Habari project.