Spotlights

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Why community listening groups come together

Tracy Akwii March 20, 2017

Community listening groups are popular in Uganda, and contribute greatly to radio programming. In the Kiboga district of Uganda’s Central Region, 25 […]

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Spotlight: Radio run by the sun (Internews)

admin March 13, 2017

Issa Kassimu is convinced solar power can work anywhere—even in overcast England. He brought this sunny message to Radio TechCon, the UK […]

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Florence Acquaye: Balancing childcare and work at Radio URA, Ghana

Tara Sprickerhoff March 06, 2017

Florence Acquaye hustles. It seems the only way to describe the 42-year-old’s energy as she moves from farmer to farmer with her […]

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Nestor Ngoin Nzié: Sharing farmers’ voices in Cameroon on Radio Nkuli Makeli

admin February 20, 2017

Nestor Ngoin Nzié has worked in radio for many years. He started in secondary school by participating in a cultural program aired […]

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Mouga Nfon Tut You Nyinyi: Broadcasting to support his community

admin February 13, 2017

Mouga Nfon Tut You Nyinyi has always been passionate about broadcasting, because he knows that radio is about more than sharing audio. […]

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Results from our recent broadcaster survey—and three lucky prize winners

admin February 06, 2017

At the end of October, we posted an online survey. The purpose of the survey was to help us learn more about […]

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Listener feedback shapes programming, policies at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation

admin January 30, 2017

For the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, the audience is important. UBC uses several strategies to hear from the audience and receives lots of […]

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How Barza Wire is reaching Radio Fadhila listeners

admin January 23, 2017

Many farmers in Tanzania’s Mtwara Region grow cashews. This region in southern Tanzania borders Mozambique, with the Ruvuma River serving as a […]

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Sharing farmer stories in local languages

admin January 16, 2017

Judie Lembela and her team know the importance of farmers’ voices. This group within the National Agricultural Information Services in Zambia collects […]

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Using Farm Radio resources to create an educational show on Kaaro FM, Uganda

admin January 09, 2017

When Micah Kamusiime talks about his work, he says his main goal is to provide Kaaro FM listeners with information about living […]

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Radio program connects farmers to local crops

Paddy Roberts December 23, 2016

It’s Friday, a little after six o’clock. All across Tanzania, farmers are tuning in to Radio 5. Clara Moita sits in a […]

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Spotlight on Soumaïla Gado, Radio Dar Es Salam, Niger, runner-up for George Atkins Communication Award

admin December 19, 2016

Radio Dar Es Salam is located in Téra, in western Niger, but the station has a large broadcast area, reaching into neighbouring […]

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