"Press 2 for Chickens": Innovating African Radio Stations

NTEN

Two years ago, Bev Clark, the co-founder of Kubatana.net , was awarded a large grant in the Knight News Challenge for Freedom Fone, an open-source software platform for distributing news and information through interactive voice response (IVR) technology. . Saunderson-Meyer said it “provides a particularly important alternative communication medium for community radio stations in Zimbabwe, as no community radio stations have received licences to operate.” .

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Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

Have Fun - Do Good

A high school English teacher in Zimbabwe, whose name is Betty Makoni , began hearing stories from her students after school, that they had been raped. The children are ages 6-16, and they're making huge strides by leading a national movement against child rape in Zimbabwe. The little girls are part of a culture, the Shona culture in Zimbabwe, as maybe you know, uses poetry. There are no men in Zimbabwe who are immune to these girls' attention.