By: Jared Knoll ARUSHA – Hope can be hard to come by for children in Sub-Saharan Africa, but one Tanzanian man has gone back to his..
Brielle Morgan Feb. 12 In January I filed a story about resistance to gender-based violence in Tanzania. Reporting the story was a..
By: Roohi Sahajpal DAR ES SALAAM – Tanzania marked its 52nd Independence Day in Dar es Salaam on Monday with celebrations and a..
By: John Van Dusen ACCRA — Ghana’s media landscape is a shell of its former self. Twenty years ago there were only a handful of..
By: Brielle Morgan Every November in Tanzania, hundreds of thousands of Form Four (or Grade Ten) students make millions of tiny pencil..
By: Kallan Lyons ACCRA, GHANA- With the final African World Cup qualifying match between the Ghana Black Stars and Egypt Pharaohs set to..
By: Rosella Chibambo MWANZA – At a chance meeting in a hotel lounge in Mwanza, a local lawyer had this to say about human rights..
By: Carolyn Thompson ACCRA – A naval worker whose life jacket malfunctioned was swept away by strong currents after the life boat he..
By: John Van Dusen NKROFUL – A chalkboard with numbers charted like a scoreboard sits outside the district office, the months of the..
By: Carolyn Thompson ACCRA, Ghana – In a working class neighbourhood where open sewers reek of feces and vendors sit on rickety stools..
By Rosella Chibambo MWANZA, Tanzania – It was the day before the first day of school when Mahenda Kulwa introduced himself. The..
By: Jared Knoll “We will die. My family and I will die. We cannot live without elephants,” said Godfrey Mashaka, a local safari..
By: Jacky Habib ACCRA – “A, B, C, D, E, F, G….” Priscilla sings quietly with a smile on her face. Her father, Paul..
By: Kallan Lyons ACCRA, GHANA – Sitawa Wafula stands in front of a packed room, poised behind the podium, no notes in hand. The..
By: Jacky Habib ACCRA, GHANA – On a sunny Saturday afternoon, Citi FM reporter Eugenia Tenkorang and I walk through the streets of..
By: John Van Dusen ACCRA, GHANA – The sound of a flushing toilet is as rare as a quiet morning in some parts of Accra. On a weekend..
By Carolyn Thompson ACCRA – Dozens of women in red and black dresses stream through the aisles, with small candles atop their heads..
By: Carolyn Thompson ACCRA – The trotro was full but I didn’t want to wait. It can take half an hour for the minibuses to fill up..
By: John Van Dusen Last month Media Rights Trainer John Van Dusen and Radio Gold journalist Adams Issaka covered a release by the NGO Human..
By: Kristian Jebsen ACCRA – As the international community gears up to commemorate World Food Day on October 16, Ghana is..
By: Brielle Morgan TANZANIA – During a slow morning in the newsroom, Pascal Massae asked me to help him with his CV. The tall,..
By: Chris Oke DAR ES SALAAM – Yesterday, Tanzanian newspaper stands welcomed back an old friend: Mwananchi newspaper returned from a..
By: Roohi Sahajpal DAR ES SALAAM – Today, human rights activists around the world commemorate the 11th annual World Day Against the..
In Malawi, parliamentary proceedings and political scandals dominate the headlines and radio waves. Whether it is a mere press conference..
Each time one moves they must adapt to a new culture of some sort – changing neighbourhoods, towns, cities, provinces, states –..