Speak Magazine

A look inside Radio Democracy

For much of the past month I have been working with journalists at The Society for Radio Democracy 98.1fm in Freetown. Most people here..

April 17, 2013 with 0 Comments

The patience of my job

On Friday, I was helping one of the employees at Skyy Radio with writing and recording her voice track for a radio documentary. We were..

March 17, 2013

African women in media: Making waves in radio

“Mostly ladies are known to be shy … [too] shy to talk in public.” This is a strange declaration from Bridget Nambah, a DJ and..

April 23, 2012 with 0 Comments

In Malawi when ‘Life’ gets tough, it gets banned

Saturday night in Blantyre and the drinks are flowing at Mustang Sally’s, a fluorescent bar with a swimming pool centerpiece frequented..

March 9, 2012 with 0 Comments

In Malawi when 'Life' gets tough, it gets banned

Saturday night in Blantyre and the drinks are flowing at Mustang Sally’s, a fluorescent bar with a swimming pool centerpiece frequented..

March 9, 2012 with 0 Comments

The cynic in me gets a slap in the face

Every once and awhile the generosity of strangers can floor you. The community of Fishula is a 15-minute drive outside the bustling..

September 21, 2011 with 0 Comments

Student radio program debuts on MIJ FM

On July 3, 2011, Neighborhood Watch, a student-run radio show, was proudly launched on MIJ FM in Blantyre. The bilingual (English-Chichewa)..

August 2, 2011 with 0 Comments

See our World: Hear our Voice

I’m grateful. Simply put, I grew up in a world where opportunities to express myself, whether it be through sport, music, drama and or..

September 6, 2010 with 2 Comments

Getting Where You're Going

Sweat stung my eyes as I trudged down Roylat Castle Road searching in vain for the Amnesty International sign. It was noon and the sun was..

August 20, 2010 with 0 Comments

Getting Where You’re Going

Sweat stung my eyes as I trudged down Roylat Castle Road searching in vain for the Amnesty International sign. It was noon and the sun was..

August 20, 2010 with 0 Comments
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