Speak Magazine

The Road to Maternal Health

“I have carried uncountable women down the mountain, down to Wli.” Patrick stares at the ground. Remembering the women he and his..

January 15, 2014 with 0 Comments

Crooked scales

By: Carolyn Thompson and John Van Dusen ANKASA – Ghana’s cocoa farmers say purchasers are stealing from them using improperly..

January 14, 2014 with 1 Comment

Fighting gender violence in Dar es Salaam — 16 days and beyond

By: Brielle Morgan DAR ES SALAAM – It’s a delicate thing, asking someone to speak about their experience of gender-based violence...

January 14, 2014 with 1 Comment

The forgotten genocide of the Zanzibar revolution

Wandering through the narrow, labyrinthine streets of Stone Town, past men languidly sipping unfiltered coffee or crowded around a game of..

January 12, 2014 with 3 Comments

Art and environmentalism, haven for local youth

By: Jared Knoll ARUSHA – Environmental pollution is a burgeoning problem in East Africa, from toxic landfills to widespread..

December 19, 2013 with 0 Comments

Press Freedom in the East African Community: 2013 Rankings

By Rosella Chibambo

December 18, 2013 with 0 Comments

On the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers: Tanzanian sex workers face violence and stigma

By Rosella Chibambo

December 17, 2013 with 0 Comments

Whale carcasses washing up in droves

A growing number of decomposing whale carcasses are washing up along the shores of Ghana. Since August, ten whales have been spotted. That..

December 14, 2013 with 0 Comments

Challenges to press freedom in Tanzania: a primer

While Tanzania is not the most dangerous place in the world to be a journalist, there are serious, and sometimes deadly, challenges to..

December 11, 2013 with 0 Comments

Improving Literacy Rates in Ghana

ADEISO, GHANA – In a dimly lit classroom in Adeiso, a small village in Ghana’s Eastern Region, children wait patiently as they..

December 11, 2013 with 0 Comments
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