Community radio stands up against bribes targeting pregnant women
At a hospital in Zimbabwe, local women were forced to pay a bribe when approaching the hospital for help in giving birth. When the local radio, Community Radio Harare (CORAH) found out, they helped bring about change by giving the victims a voice and exposing the practice.
Five models for generating revenue from readers
In this article, we gather some tried and tested tips from the region that might help your media to start its own subscription journey.
10 very practical ideas for newsrooms that want to be more gender sensitive and inclusive
In this article, we have compiled 10 practical tips for newsrooms that are looking to maintain diversity in their content and within their organisations.
How to create a safe space for women journalists in Zimbabwe
“Someone once said journalism is for the brave, but for women it is for the daring” says senior reporter Mirirai Msingo of the Zimbabwe Television Network, ZTN. November 25th marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the first day of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Against Women.
New generation of Ethiopians learn about misinformation and fake-news in social media
A programme working to enhance awareness of misinformation and fake-news among youth has been held at the Bahirdar University. The programme reached more than 400 media literacy trainees from high school and universities across Amhara, Oromia, Sidama and the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR)
State of investigative journalism in Ethiopia
The Ethiopian journalist Maya Misikir takes a hard look at the current state of investigative journalism in her country.
The Rwanda Media Programme now launched!
The Rwanda Media Programme 2021-2026 has now been launched!
Government licenses eight community radio stations in Zimbabwe
In a landmark development of improved media plurality, the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has announced the licensing of another eight community radio stations across the country.
Who Makes the News in Russia? GMMP looks into gender balance in Russian media
For the first time in 20 years, Russia joined WACC’s Global Media Monitoring Project – a study that looks into gender balance in media. In 2020, Fojo’s partner ANRI Media served as the local facilitator for GMMP in Russia.
Africa’s biggest investigative journalism conference comes to Ethiopia for the first time
As Africa’s biggest investigative journalism conference kicks off in five major cities across the continent, Fojo – IMS is cohosting the sessions that take place in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.