By Temigunga Mahondo, Radio Trainer, Internews in TanzaniaRead more
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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By Temigunga Mahondo
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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.