Spotlights

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Broadcasting with a bucket in Uganda (JAMLAB Africa)

admin July 16, 2018

Radio continues to be a powerful medium across sub-Saharan Africa. Not only is radio commonly used to share community information, but it’s […]

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Spotlight on Kings FM host Paul Vicent

Ash Abraham July 09, 2018

On Saturday afternoons, residents of Tanzania’s Southern Highlands can tune into 104.3 Kings FM and hear the lively program, Kilimosound. Kilimo means […]

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FRI journalists travelling to IFAJ Master Class in The Netherlands

Jaime Little July 03, 2018

Three African journalists working in partnership with Farm Radio International are on their way to The Netherlands to take part in a […]

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Ugandan radio programs target farmers dealing with Fall armyworm

Kathryn Burnham June 18, 2018

In the Central and Western regions of Uganda, farmers are busy with the first weeding of the season. As they head into […]

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Meet Radio Communautaire la Vérité, a new FRI broadcasting partner in eastern DRC

Jaime Little June 11, 2018

Their high-power transmitter is broken and their sponsors haven’t been paying their bills. But the team behind Radio Communautaire la Vérité (or […]

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Spotlight: Otec FM runs farming workshops to raise money for programs

Jaime Little June 04, 2018

Many African radio stations struggle to raise money to support their agriculture programs. Recording equipment and taxi fares for reporters to interview […]

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New radio station to open in DRC national park

Jaime Little May 22, 2018

A team of five radio enthusiasts is rushing to finalize plans for a new radio project in eastern DRC that will emphasize […]

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The long road to launching Radio Taboo, a solar-powered station in the Cameroon rainforest

Kathryn Burnham May 14, 2018

Ngambé-Tikar district lacks many things: schools, libraries, running water, electricity, and hospitals. But one thing this district in Cameroon no longer lacks […]

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Meet Su Tii Déra and New Generation Radio, two new FRI broadcasting partners

Kathryn Burnham May 07, 2018

Su Tii Déra (or “Let’s help each other”) is a community radio station in Benin that serves listeners living near the city […]

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Q&A with Tanzanian journalist Koleta Makulwa, winner of science reporting award

admin April 30, 2018

Koleta Makulwa is an investigative reporter and radio producer at Radio Free Afrika in Mwanza, northern Tanzania. She won an international science […]

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Kenyan journalists feel government pressure (IPS)

admin April 23, 2018

Analysts say freedom of the press in Kenya is facing its biggest challenge since independence, with government censorship on the rise both […]

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Farm Radio International’s Resource Pack #108 now online

admin April 16, 2018

Farm Radio is pleased to present its latest Resource Pack, featuring scripts and Broadcaster how-to guides on a range of topics for […]

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