• For World Radio Day: Messages from Mahad

    Friday, February 12, 2016

    Internews supports citizen engagement in media to connect and empower communities. For World Radio Day, February 13, we celebrate a radio program from South Sudan, one of the most difficult countries for journalists.

    In Mahad, an informal settlement of nearly 3,000 displaced South Sudanese, a young woman—Riak Akech—carries an audio recorder with her every day to record messages from residents for lost family members.

  • BBTT arrives in Bentiu! Information Aids Residents of South Sudan’s Largest POC Site

    A woman journalist sits with a group of residents, some adults, some children.
    Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    “Meme e Boda Boda Ruai Ruai, lat in niam ka Bentiu P.O.C.!” – blasted from the motorbike’s speakers, as it was driven around South Sudan’s largest Protection of Civilian (POC) site. “This is Boda Boda Talk Talk! Program One for Bentiu POC!”

    News of the long-awaited launch of Boda Boda Talk Talk (BBTT) in Bentiu rang out in the Nuer language, spoken by the majority of Bentiu’s 120,000 POC residents. The hyper-local humanitarian information service launched in October, bringing two-way news and information to the community.

  • Update: Key topics and speakers revealed at the upcoming AIDF Africa Summit 2016

    Aid & International Development Forum - Africa Summit
    Friday, January 22, 2016

    Internews is a media partner of the Aid & Development Africa Summit taking place February 2-3, 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Over 250 government representatives, UN agencies, NGOs, development banks and private sector companies are gathering on 2-3 February at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for AIDF Africa Summit. The event will focus on how technological innovation and best practices can improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa.

  • Key topics and speakers revealed at the upcoming AIDF Africa Summit 2016

    Aid & International Development Forum - Africa Summit
    Monday, January 11, 2016

    Internews is a media partner of the Aid & Development Africa Summit taking place February 2-3, 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    With the Aid & Development Africa Summit 2016 fast approaching, you are invited to hear from internationally recognised experts, who will deliver invaluable insight into technological innovations and best practice to improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa, including:

  • Reminder: Last chance to make your year-end gift!

    Thursday, December 31, 2015

    Today is the last day to make your tax-deductible gift to Internews. Please don’t miss out on this opportunity to improve—and even save—lives with the power of news and information. 

  • All the news that's fit to migrate

    devex: Do Good, Do It Well
    Monday, December 7, 2015

    (Internews' project providing information to refugees on Lesbos is covered in this article from Devex.)

    When refugees arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos, they board buses bound for their next destination. Speakers blaring overhead tell them what will happen next. They learn how to get a ticket for the ferry, where to sleep, what questions to expect.

  • The Gift of Information

    Tuesday, December 1, 2015

    Imagine trying to move your family out of danger, without information. Without knowing where you’ll be safe, how to get there, or who can help.

    It’s #GivingTuesday – and we ask you to join us in recognizing this day by making a contribution to Internews. A contribution of any amount will help those who are displaced by conflict and violence connect with the information they need to survive.