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Internews has trained thousands of journalists how to report on HIV/AIDS and other health issues in Nigeria, Ethiopia and Kenya. In countries such as Sudan, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo that have been affected by conflict, Internews helps journalists to report on violence and reconciliation issues in a way that promotes peace. Additionally, Internews focuses on improving the media regulatory environment in DRC, on creating access to critical life-saving information with refugees in Dadaab refugee camp, encouraging community engagement with the airwaves in Somalia, and building the media environment in South Sudan.

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    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    “HIV prevention used to be about knowing your ABC’s: A for Abstinence, B for Be Faithful, and C for Condoms — Consistent Condom use. And when science showed us the value of male circumcision, I was pushing a new C, Circumcision …” Dishon Gogi pauses, and I remember his skills as a community organizer.

  • Local Journalists Prepare to Report on Historic Elections in DRC

    Journalists sit around a table.
    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Although many technical and political issues remain under discussion by political leaders, the electoral process is progressing in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ongoing decentralization process, as indicated in the 2006 Constitution but never enforced, adds confusion and uncertainty to the actual implementation of the electoral process.

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