• Gaza: Limited Information Puts Citizens at Increased Risk

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    More than 215,000 Palestinians, almost 8% of Gaza’s population, have been displaced by the current crisis, according to UNOCHA.1 Damage to critical infrastructure, including the only power station in Gaza and health facilities, is heavily restricting access to basic services. Hundreds of thousands of people are completely without electricity, and 80% of the population experiences rolling blackouts of up to 22 hours per day.

    As families in Gaza are moving to locations along the coast of Gaza, their means to receive and share information has become increasingly limited.  

  • You’re Invited: Voices of South Sudan

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Internews, Humanity United and CPJ invite you to a conversation with four journalists visiting from South Sudan for the US-Africa Leaders Summit.

    Amid conflict and threats to their own safety, the journalists have remained committed to broadcasting which informs their communities. From a 24-hour station in Juba to a unique humanitarian news service delivered via loudspeakers on a motorbike, the reporters have found ways to produce accurate, trusted information for South Sudan’s listeners, wherever they are.

  • “Boda Boda Talk Talk” – a Bike Delivers Information to Displaced People in South Sudan

    A crowd of people gather around a quad bike
    Thursday, June 26, 2014

    Internews in South Sudan has developed an innovative recorded audio program to provide life-saving and life-enhancing information to people displaced at two of the UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites in Juba following the conflict in South Sudan that broke out in mid-December 2013.

    The service utilizes a quad bike that moves around the site playing the programs in dedicated public spaces, at “Listening Stops”, through speakers that are bolted to the bike. A USB flash drive with the twice weekly professionally produced program is plugged into speakers.

  • Map Depicts Radio Landscape in Central African Republic

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    A new map presents an overview of all the state-owned, community, confessional and commercial radios that currently exist in the Central African Republic (CAR), including their current state of operations and their approximate zone of FM coverage.

    Map showing the situation of radio stations in Central African Republic

  • Profile: Ralph Thomassaint, Haiti

    Ralph Thomassaint stands next to a poster reading "PRIX Philippe Chaffanjon
    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    Ralph Thomassaint, a 27 year old Haitian journalist trained by Internews, won the Prix Philippe Chaffanjon for multimedia reporting.  This yearly award, named after a recently deceased Deputy Director of the French Public Broadcasting group Radio France, awards prizes for two reports from the field, one released on a media outlet in France and the other from Haiti. Watch Rhomassaint’s award-winning piece.