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Date: 04/11 Inception workshop for UNESCO SIDA funded project themed: “Empowering Local Radios with ICTs" in Uganda Image: Introduction:

UNESCO landed in Uganda and had the great pleasure to organize, with the support of the Swedish government, a two-day inception workshop from 04 to 05 November 2015 at Metropole Hotel in Kampala.

Themes: Internet, Programming, Gender equality, Issues of local public concern, Radio monitoring, Editorial work, Interaction, Broadcasting, Financial management, Financial planning, Journalism, Networking Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 31/10 Workshop for Bush Radio’s staff and correspondents in South Africa Image: Introduction:

A five-day workshop, from 27 to31 October 2014, was held at Bush Radio in Cape Town, South Africa, to enhance the station’s operations especially when working with correspondents. The workshop sought to equip correspondents with news gathering and writing techniques – skills required for effective planning and producing radio programmes that are relevant, participatory and gender sensitive; and provide them with the necessary skills and knowledge on how to use ICTs in radio programming, conducting interviews, collecting feedback and testimonies; among others.

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Programming, Radio format, Gender equality, Issues of local public concern, Editorial work, Interaction, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 13/06 Workshops at Sauti FM, in Kenya, empowered journalists to report issues of local concern Image: Introduction:

UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa carried out three activities for Sauti FM journalists from 5 to 13 June 2014 in Asembo Bay, Kenya. The participants, comprising of 8 men and 9 women, were trained on the management of daily contacts and production of mobile friendly content; use of Internet to report; and production of programmes on issues of local concern. The workshops built and strengthened capacities of the radio staff and ensured that more impact programs are produced on agriculture, health and women empowerment. 

Themes: ICT, Internet, Mobile, Programming, Radio format, Gender equality, Agriculture, Health, Issues of local public concern, Editorial work, Interaction, Broadcasting, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 11/06 Workshop on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief information in Tanzania Image: Introduction:

Journalists and reporters from all of the nine participating local radios in Tanzania, engaged in this three days’ workshop on covering humanitarian assistance and providing disaster relief information, at the Kahama FM radio station in Shinyanga from 8 to 11 of June 2014. 

Themes: Programming, Gender equality, Agriculture, Issues of local public concern, Editorial work, Broadcasting, Humanitarian assistance Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 04/06 Workshop on the role of correspondents at Mangelete FM, in Kenya Image: Introduction:

UNESCO carried out a workshop at Mangelete FM, in Kenya, on the role of correspondents to feed local news and collect testimonies from 3 to 4 June 2014. The training brought together 92 participants, including the correspondents of the radio station, comprising of 23 men and 75 women. It aimed at increasing and deepening their knowledge on how to feed the radio station with relevant and timely information on local news.  

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Radio format, Gender equality, Issues of local public concern, Interaction, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 28/03 Workshop on editorial, programming and monitoring with gender focus in Lusaka, Zambia Image: Introduction:

A four-day workshop took place in Lusaka, Zambia, on editorial, programming and monitoring matters from 24 to 28 March 2014. The workshop also covered radio formats and gender-sensitive reporting.

Themes: Programming, Radio format, Gender equality, Radio monitoring, Broadcasting, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 19/03 Pangani FM hosts workshop on monitoring and techniques, Tanzania Image: Introduction:

Pangani FM local radio in Tanga, Tanzania, hosted an ICT workshop for 18 participants from nine different local radio stations, on the 17th to the 19th of March 2014. The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Abdullah Mfuruki and Ms. Rose Haji Mwalimu, and was aimed to strengthen the participant’s’ knowledge and skills on monitoring, evaluation approaches and techniques.

Themes: ICT, Internet, Mobile, Programming, Radio format, Gender equality, Agriculture, Health, Issues of local public concern, Radio monitoring, Editorial work, Interaction, Broadcasting, Journalism, Networking Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 14/03 Workshop on ICTs, journalism and corresponding in Cape Town, South Africa Image: Introduction:

A five day workshop on the use of ICTs to report issues of local concern was held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 10 to 14 of March 2014. The trainings were conducted by Mrs. Brenda Leonard and benefited 32 participants, including 15 women, from all 5 radio stations under the project in South Africa, plus Mafeteng Community Radio from Lesotho and !aH FM from Namibia. The trainees included board members, correspondents, managers and journalists from the 7 local radio stations.

Themes: Correspondents, ICT, Internet, Mobile, Programming, Radio format, Gender equality, Agriculture, Health, Issues of local public concern, Radio monitoring, Editorial work, Interaction, Broadcasting, Journalism, Networking Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 07/03 Mafeteng Community Radio workshop on journalism and management skills Image: Introduction:

A whole-week training was delivered to 10 professionals from Mafeteng Community Radio (MCR) in Lesotho. Mr. Thabang Pusoyabone facilitated the workshop from 3 to 7 March 2014, buiding skills on radio editorial programming, reporting issues of local public concern, management, gender-sensitive reporting and income-generation.

Themes: ICT, Programming, Gender equality, Issues of local public concern, Radio monitoring, Broadcasting, Financial planning, Income-generation Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments
Date: 13/02 World Radio Day 2014 celebration and training in Dodoma, Tanzania Image: Introduction:

On the occasion of World Radio Day 2014, 13 February, UNESCO Dar es Salaam joined the Media Council of Tanzania for an event in the capital city of Dodoma, bringing together over 150 media stakeholders from across the country around this year’s global theme: the role of radio in promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment. 

Themes: Programming, Radio format, Gender equality, Editorial work, Broadcasting, Journalism Link: Read more Comment count: 0 comments

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