Afghan man reading a newspaper © ddp images/dapd/Michael Kappeler

Media

Journalism

Facts or Rumors?

Social media plays a huge role in African conflict zones. It offers ways for evading media restrictions, but also bears dangers inherent in its use.

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Disconnected Ethiopians - Where do They Get Their Information?

How Ethiopians acces the internet through they are not connected.

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Lost in Transition

How to Achieve Sustainable Media Development in the 21st Century

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Bangladesh: The Power of Media for Inclusive Growth

Bangladesh as an example of how free media accompany a democratic transformation process.

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The Influence of Afghan Media on the Lives of Afghan Women

Media for women in Afghanistan today is like a small candle in a dark circle

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Interview: From Prison to Exile – Oppositional Journalists in Cuba

Interview with 2 oppositional journalists from cuba

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We Are All Journalists: The Future of Reporting

When everyone can be a reporter, who are the journalists?

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Your Voice at the Border

What do refugees expect of peace in their homelands? A radio programme is trying to improve the situation of Columbian refugees in Ecuador.

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Political Participation

The Future Protein?

Insects are a sustainable source of protein since they eat bio-waste. Entofood aims to produce insects on industrial scale. An interview with its founder.

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Taking a Stand Against Pollution

Mirjam Leuze – a German director – talks about her film that tells the story of women in Kyrgyzstan fighting a gold mine

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Your Voice at the Border

What do refugees expect of peace in their homelands? A radio programme is trying to improve the situation of Columbian refugees in Ecuador.

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Towards the Good Life?

Indigenous groups in Latin America fight for visibility and participation. They could make valuable contributions to the Post-2015 Agenda.

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Social Media and Democratisation in Africa

Mobile, social, innovative: African tools to support democratic processes

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Voices for a Dignified Life

Women are the ones who suffer most from the miseries of Guatemalan society.

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India: How to Manage Inclusion

Inclusiveness has become a major buzzword. What does it stand for and how does it translate into the Post-2015 Agenda debate?

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Truth Is the First Casualty

Local journalists in Peru often work in very hostile atmospheres. Can they positively influence conflict resolution?

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Learning

Role of Mass Media in Enhancing Education in Bangladesh

Education is much more than going to schools, its purpose is to create awareness among people.

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Delicious Bytes

DDD asked seven food bloggers from around the world what motivates them to blog and to share a regional favorite with you.

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Kenyan Soap Opera Takes a Teaching Role in UK Classrooms

A novel way in which popular media is used in enhancing education

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Nigeria: Wonder Banks Debunked

Dubious banks take advantage of the poor in Nigeria. The mini-series “E-Go Better” educates farmers about the risks and chances of microfinance.

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Interview: Language School 2.0 - Skype Lessons

What is the advantage of an online language school?

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The Real Digital Nomads

Pastoralists in Kenya combine their traditional nomadic life with modern technologies. E-learning bridges disadvantages while preserving their lifestyle.

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Only for Geeks

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Commerce

Revolution Is Good for Business

How the Arab Upheavals Shape the Regional Media Landscape

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With a Smartphone Through Africa

Africa's start-up scene is driven by innovators in the field of digital media and IT. Some of them met through Ampion.

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Interview: "Drying Tomatoes on (the) Air"

Radio for Economic Empowerment of Small-scale Farmers in Tanzania

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Connecting Farmers

With 60% of Africa’s population working in agriculture, innovations like Esoko’s pricing apps promise to improve conditions of smallholder farmers.

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Media’s Capacity for Safeguarding Economic Reforms

Why development aid should also target media and people working in the media

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