Spotlights

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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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After 27 years on air, ‘mother’ of rural Congolese radio still helps farmers improve yields

Fresnel Bongol Tsimba April 02, 2018

Adèle Tombet Tourissa knows the corridors of the Congolese agriculture ministry’s rural radio department as if it were her own home. Not […]

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Spotlight: Solar power helps fuel growth of community radio in South Sudan (Internews)

admin March 26, 2018

People were buzzing with excitement. In rural South Sudan, a beloved community radio station was doubling its broadcast hours. The enthusiasm could […]

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Spotlight: Niger’s Radio Fara’a gets people talking about local governance

Jaime Little March 19, 2018

Gari Ya Wayé is a Hausa expression meaning “the village has awoken.” It’s also the name of the flagship morning talk show […]

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Spotlight: Radio program helps Ugandan farmers get better prices for orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

Jaime Little March 12, 2018

Alex Niwamanya started broadcasting at Voice of Kamwenge just six months ago, but has already seen the impact of his radio programs. […]

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Spotlight on Lilian Madelemo of Uhuru FM

Jaime Little March 05, 2018

A typical day for Lilian Godwin Madelemo begins with a speedy review of international entertainment news online. Jumping from YouTube to Twitter […]

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Spotlight: FRI and partner station Radio Bambou mourn two colleagues killed on the job

admin February 26, 2018

Farm Radio International and our radio associates in Guinea were saddened to learn that two of our colleagues, Saidou Samoura and Lansana […]

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Spotlight: Farmers get answers fast by calling hotline

Pauline Mbukwa February 19, 2018

Like many farmers, Daudi Seleti has been troubled by the threat of aflatoxin. He heard on the radio that aflatoxin is hazardous […]

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Spotlight: Broadcasting from Tanzania’s biggest refugee camp (NRC)

admin February 12, 2018

When Jonathan first arrived in Tanzania’s Nyarugusu refugee camp in 1997 from Democratic Republic of Congo, he was wary. There was little […]

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Spotlight: DRC’s Radio Ondese launches campaign to end child marriage

Jaime Little February 05, 2018

When the drought of 2015 caused widespread hunger in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, reporters at Radio Ondese FM concentrated their efforts […]

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Spotlight: Results of our recent broadcaster survey

admin January 29, 2018

In November, we asked our broadcasting partners to tell us how they use our resources, which resources are most useful, and how […]

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