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Poor and sick in the neglected Ngorongo health centre in Gatundu North

It’s a cold evening outside Ngorongo health centre in Gatundu South. A mom with worried look straddles her ailing baby to her bosom. The toddler has cried sore and stopped. Wanjiru, the mother has found the only two benches at the out-patient   occupied. She has to stand and wait longer

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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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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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What you need to know about Sierra Leonean messaging app Supfrica

Recent developments on  WhatsApp messenger have brought to light other alternative messaging applications. The concerns around privacy of users personal data have seen users across the globe migrate to applications like Signal and Telegram. Here in the continent, Supfrica is among the top applications that could potentially replace WhatsApp messenger.

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Dear Journalists: Trends, Opportunities and the Future

COVID-19 has affected many sectors and industries across the world and in different ways. From aviation to tourism and business, to education and health, many countries continue to struggle to get back to normalcy even as the pandemic rages on. While some sectors have been affected directly, for others, it’s

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