BBC Media Action is helping people understand their rights and hold leaders to account in Tanzania through radio. Niambie (Tell Me) is an interactive youth radio show, using media to help young people understand their rights and responsibilities. Haba na Haba (Little by Little) is a radio show aiming to bridge the gap between leaders and ordinary Tanzanians. Through journalism training, the project is helping support local and national media to bring people’s voices and opinions to the fore. BBC Media Action has previously used media in Tanzania to help improve child nutrition and build resilience to a changing climate.
All Tanzania projects
Through radio, we’re helping parents and caregivers in Tanzania play an active role in their children’s learning outside of the classroom.
Niambie (tell me) aims to empower young Tanzanians through a national radio show and digital content, and build the capacity of national media.
From 2012-2015, BBC Media Action provided expert journalistic training, radio production support and audience research for Mwanzo Bora – a media project to improve knowledge about nutrition in Tanzania.
A two-year project involving mentoring, training and the production of a local radio show called Nyakati Zinabadilika (Times/Winds are Changing).
Through national and local programmes, capacity strengthening and outreach work, this project creates a space for people to hold their leaders to account.
Latest Tanzania publications and resources
A research summary presenting findings from the endline of our Tanzania-based programm, Niambie
Research summary: How is a radio programme encouraging young people’s engagement with democratic processes in Tanzania?
We find that youth radio show, Niambie (Tell Me) provided young people in Tanzania with valuable information about elections and voting process.
How we're using media to help young people in Tanzania understand their rights and voting processes.
Research summary: Can public service announcements (PSAs) improve maternal and child healthcare practices in Tanzania?
Research summary exploring how public service announcements (PSAs) are helping improve child and maternal health in Tanzania.
Research summary: How can radio encourage youth engagement with democracy in Tanzania? Niambie's potential
Research summary exploring how the radio programme Niambie (Tell Me) can inspire young people in Tanzania and support civil and political engagement