43 posts about Africa on this blog
Wednesday 13 November 2013, 15:05
BBC Media Action's Alpha Kamara on how two radio shows threw the spotlight on sexual violence in Sierra Leone, gathering government support for victims and reflecting shifting public attitudes towards the issue.
Wednesday 6 November 2013, 11:34
Fiona Ledger, BBC Media Action's senior production manager in Ethiopia, talks about how to make training workshops that have a lasting impact – and deliver impressive results.
Tuesday 29 October 2013, 15:00
BBC Media Action's research manager Karen Wespieser on new research about what audiences want from the media in Tunisia.
Monday 14 October 2013, 11:01
As Charles Taylor lost his appeal last month against his sentence for war crimes, BBC Media Action's Alpha Karama blogs about how a radio programme gave survivors of Sierra Leone’s civil war the chance to respond, reflect and demand more of their government.
Thursday 19 September 2013, 15:08
Sema Kenya's senior production manager on how the latest episode of Kenya’s TV debate show explored how traditions can both help and hinder development – and put the sensitive issue of FGM/C under the spotlight.
Tuesday 17 September 2013, 12:02
BBC Media Action trainer Aveseh Asough on how social media training has enabled partner radio stations in Nigeria to exploit Facebook to drive change.
Tuesday 3 September 2013, 15:56
Peter Horrocks, the Director of BBC’s Global News reports back from Highway Africa, an annual conference supported by BBC Media Action for journalists across the continent.
Thursday 8 August 2013, 16:45
BBC Media Action's Abir Awad on how TV series A Girl Called Zaat is portraying Egypt’s modern history – even while that history is being made.
Tuesday 6 August 2013, 16:32
As democracy finds its feet in Sierra Leone, radio debate show Tok Bot Salone tested the strength of the country’s party politics in holding the government to account.
Thursday 1 August 2013, 14:40
In the first in a series of blogs, Sema Kenya’s senior production manager Jackie Christie reflects on why the TV and radio debate show travels far and wide across Kenya.
Monday 15 July 2013, 17:21
BBC Media Action researcher Osebi Adams on how his work measures efforts to bring the governed and their governors closer together in Nigeria.
Friday 14 June 2013, 14:28
Each TV presenter has their own way of preparing for their show. So how does the BBC Sema Kenya (Kenya Speaks) host Joseph Warungu prepare to connect with his audience?
Tuesday 11 June 2013, 12:51
BBC Media Action's senior producer Daniel Barnaba on how his team in South Sudan competed to write songs for a radio programme that aims to improve family health.
Monday 10 June 2013, 10:18
How does a weekly haircut inspire BBC Media Action's Head of Productions Eze Eze Ogali in Nigeria?
Wednesday 29 May 2013, 16:39
BBC Media Action's Lana Shehadeh on how disabled people in the Palestine Territories used a TV debate show Hur El Kalam to get their voice heard.
Thursday 2 May 2013, 10:42
Tunisian TV presenter and producer Iheb Chaouchon the threats that face his country's media two years after the Arab Spring.
Monday 15 April 2013, 16:49
How Palestinian women are reaching out with the help of social media.
Monday 8 April 2013, 14:22
BBC Media Action's Barkhad Kaariye on why a poor widow in rural Somalia never misses tuning in to radio programme Tiiraarka Qoyska (Pillars Of The Family).
Wednesday 3 April 2013, 10:40
Thursday 21 March 2013, 11:12
BBC Media Action's research manager Cole Armstong on the importance of understanding the local context behind issues that affect us all, from Lagos to London.
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