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  1. Media Resource Officer, BBC Media Action, Nigeria.

    A group of 140 volunteers provide valuable feedback about our radio programmes in Nigeria. Caroline Chukwura, who talks to them by text, phone and email, shares some of their stories.

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  2. Senior Production Manager, Kenya and Somalia

    Stand up and be heard

    Bribing people for their vote is common in Kenya – and young people are especially vulnerable. Jackie Christie explains how a new radio show is helping young people learn more about politics.

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  3. Journalism Mentor

    Zambia Elections 2016 – championing live TV debate

    In an election campaign dominated by personality politics, a national TV debate featuring key presidential contenders in the Zambian general election presented a rare opportunity for people to directly question candidates and hear about their plans for Zambia’s future.

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  4. Talk Your Own Producer

    Helping communities to make Naija better

    A small community in Nigeria is demanding better services to protect their children from diarrhoea. Joy Nnogo, of radio show Talk Your Own – Make Naija Better, shares their story.

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  5. Research Officer, BBC Media Action in Nigeria

    One year on from the Nigerian elections: “no violence, just vote”

    Nigeria’s largely peaceful elections in 2015 stood in stark contrast to the post-election violence of 2011. What was the role of media in this change? Osebi Adams finds out.

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  6. Making Waves in Sierra Leone: Bisi

    For International Women’s Day, presenter and producer of Leh Wi Know shares how she’s using radio to help empower women to understand their rights in Sierra Leone.

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  7. Presenter

    100 women interview their president

    What happens when you put 100 women in a room with Nepal’s first female president? Our Sajha Sawal (Common Questions) presenter describes some of the discussions which came out of a very special debate show.

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  8. Country Director, Afghanistan

    “If you can’t be a father, I beg you Mr President, be a stepfather!”

    Three years after its launch, Shirazuddin Siddiqi reflects on how Afghanistan’s TV debate show Open Jirga continues to provide a voice to Afghans amid insecurity and increased uncertainty.

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