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Hilina Assefa's research informs radio programmes which aim to save the lives of mothers and their babies.
Priyanka Dutt uses mobile communications to improve maternal and child health.
Jackson Lukindo, a headteacher in Tanzania, on the power of broadcasting to affect change.
Anshuman Sharma describes the radio programmes giving bonded labourers information about their rights."
Mohammed Hammie is a radio reporter and mentor at Pangani FM in Tanzania and uses journalism to explore governance issues.
Ed Kargbo trains the volunteers at community radio stations in Sierra Leone.
Presenter Dipika Shrestha broadcast a radio show which gave people greater access to information on health.
In Nairobi, Kenya, Sam Otieno uses radio as a platform for people to discuss problems and seek solutions together.
Diana Njeru explains why supporting journalism in the country matters.
Mariama Fornah is working with local radio stations in Sierra Leone to provide people with the information they need to make a living.
Saouda is a BBC Media Action trainee and uses her journalism skills to advance the position of women and girls in Zanzibar.
Amina Abdirashid produces BBC Media Action's educational broadcasts for nomadic people in Somalia.
Narayan Shrestha presents a TV debate show in Nepal that gives people access to information that can transform lives.
Elections in Zambia in September 2011 signalled a shift in the government’s relationship with the people. The media is seen as the way to create and build opportunities to share ideas and access information. Boyd Chibale explains why he works for BBC Media Action
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