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- Supporting independent radio in ZambiaTo mark World Radio Day, our Zambia mentor talks about our work to support independent radio through the pandemic, financial hardship and power shortages.
- Media at scale during a pandemic – COVID-19 in NigeriaAlmost one year on since the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Nigeria, our country director reflects on the impact of our mass media programming and the work still to come on tackling vaccine hesitancy and a worrying 'second wave'.
- Continuing the fight against COVID-19 in EthiopiaAmid unrest and pandemic fatigue, our Ethiopia team is working to deliver trusted information about COVID-19. Our social media producer Annis Tefferi shares a behind-the-scenes view.
- Police reform: how media is addressing security reform in NigeriaAmid the End SARS protests and political unrest sweeping many states in Nigeria, our creative team in Abuja are working to facilitate dialogue and accountability between Nigerians and their police force.
- Malaria programme tackles COVID-19 in Sierra LeoneOur health radio programme Tawa Fo Welbodi is encouraging people to keep taking malaria prevention seriously during the #COVID19 pandemic whilst adapting fast to address the extra challenges it brings.
- Kenya flooding: why trusted media is essential in a changing climateAs the world grapples with COVID-19, a small rural community in Turkana County, Kenya recently faced another crisis: flash flooding. Hear from local weather producer and BBC Media Action mentee, Vivian Achwa, who spoke to affected communities.
- Live drama tackles community attitudes to polio vaccination in NigeriaMadubi Live is our radio drama that visits communities to record live in front of an audience and encourage discussions about child immunisation, especially the polio vaccination.