Spotlights from Tanzania

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Spotlight on Lilian Madelemo, George Atkins Communications Award Winner, Uhuru FM, Tanzania

Maxine Betteridge-Moes October 15, 2018

Lilian Madelemo has been a radio broadcaster since 2011, presenting news and entertainment programming at Uhuru FM in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. […]

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Sexual harassment limits women’s advancement in Tanzanian media (Internews)

admin August 27, 2018

“You might go [to report] a story in a particular office [and] the manager is the source, and he asks the reporter […]

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Q&A with Tanzanian broadcaster Mpoki Japhet Kalinga

admin July 23, 2018

Mpoki Japhet Kalinga is a dedicated radio broadcaster at Baraka FM in Mbeya Forest-Kadege, Tanzania. After receiving training from Farm Radio International, […]

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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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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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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: 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 on Martin Mhina, Voice of Africa radio producer

Jaime Little October 30, 2017

Martin Mhina pushes open the heavy, soundproof studio door, puts on a pair of headphones, and pulls his microphone close. In the […]

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Spotlight on Abood FM, Tanzania

Kathryn Burnham July 03, 2017

It is a long drive from Morogoro to Lungo village, first over a tarmac road, then through a market town, and finally […]

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Spotlight on Radio Marketplace in Morogoro

Kathryn Burnham June 05, 2017

Farmers need information about many things when they are growing crops: good seeds, soil fertility, low-cost inputs, how to recognize disease, and […]

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How Barza Wire is reaching Radio Fadhila listeners

Kathryn Burnham 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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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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