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MJA Events: Citizen Journalism in Africa, May 12

Citizen journalism as a form of civic participation, is a product of technological advances but also a response to the societal needs to broaden an insufficient or altered information space and make it more adaptable to people’s needs. Many believe the traditional press on the continent is under threat, with

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51 FILMS FROM 23 COUNTRIES SELECTED FOR MOBILE FESTIVAL

51 films from 23 countries have been selected for this year's Mobile Film Festival Africa. These films, done exclusively on mobile were selected from 497 films from 38 countries. The festival was launched with the aim of discovering talented African filmmakers. With it's unique format 1 Mobile - 1 Minute

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Our Stories Are Best Told By Us

Telling Our Stories, Owning Our Narratives – 2021

Happy New Year! We hope you have held on to this, however long it lasted. It is a welcome relief after a tumultuous 2020. Amidst all the challenges brought about by COVID-19 in 2020, we witnessed the true power of our resilience and unity during trying times. Throughout this time,

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CHEBBI: Youth in Africa should lead the fight to combat COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to devastate the world. The question of how to contain the pandemic has remained a headache with implementation of measures radically changing lives. Africa has a large population of youth and it is prudent that their plight and role in responding to the pandemic is interrogated. I had

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