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Tuning Africa in to wireless

Independent online (SA) 14 Feb 2021
This is what sparked an innovation in radio technology and changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across Africa ... On a visit to Rwanda in 1999, she saw that our “big black radios with a crank”, which had been given to a charity in Kigali, were being used in child-headed households ... a concept called Radio Voice Bank.
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While Schools Are Closed, Radio Lessons Keep Students Learning

Forbes 12 Feb 2021
For some of the hardest-to-reach students in countries like Ethiopia, Rwanda and South Sudan, radio has been the key to maintaining much-needed educational continuity ... .
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Meet the woman who is using radio for upliftment in extreme rural areas of Africa

Independent online (SA) 06 Feb 2021
Kristine Pearson is the driving force behind Lifeline Energy, which has distributed more than 685 000 radios in order to bring important Covid-19 information to listeners ... Next Saturday (February 13) is World Radio Day ... In Rwanda, child-headed households saw the voice on radio as something, coming from someone, they could trust.
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Why do smart people believe dumb lies?

Las Vegas Sun 05 Feb 2021
By Brad Swanson. Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 . 2 a.m ... These include the blood libels against Jews that inspired the Nazis or the fever dreams spread by radio broadcasts that led Hutus to slaughter Tutsis in the Rwanda genocide of 1994 ... choosing to live in an “echo chamber,” or involuntarily due to government control of the media, as in Nazi Germany and Rwanda.
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Brad Swanson: Why do smart people believe dumb lies?

Waco Tribune-Herald 04 Feb 2021
BRAD SWANSON InsideSources ... Except she did ... These include the blood libels against Jews that inspired the Nazis or the fever dreams spread by radio broadcasts that led Hutus to slaughter Tutsis in the Rwanda genocide of 1994 ... choosing to live in an “echo chamber,” or involuntarily due to government control of the media, as in Nazi Germany and Rwanda.
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African Union Launches Platform to Track Threats Against African Journalists

Voa News 29 Jan 2021
Six African journalists were killed in 2020, according to the International Federation of Journalists ... That, the African Union is now saying, has to stop ... facts ... At the virtual launch of the website, media freedom advocates spoke of Felicien Kabuga, founder of Rwanda’s infamous Radio Télévision Libre des Mille Collines ... .
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The US Capitol riot was not the language of the unheard

Business Insider 29 Jan 2021
Pro-Trump supporters and far-right forces flooded Washington DC to protest Trump's election loss ... But the angst of Trump supporters was well-reported; their views were given ample space on TV and online ... This is an opinion column ... In Myanmar, that meant sparking a genocide against the Rohingya, Facebook fees serving as the 21st century Radio Rwanda.
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Merck Foundation CEO Celebrates the Winners of "Merck Foundation More Than a Mother" Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020 to Break Infertility Stigma

Yahoo Daily News 11 Jan 2021
RADIO CATEGORY WINNERS. ... * Linda Banda, Chanco Community Radio, MALAWI. * Veronika Haulenga-Haufiku, Omulunga Radio, Future Group, NAMIBIA. * TashieMasawi, ZBC Radio Station Classic 263, ZIMBABWE ... * IkemisetsengMarou, Radio Lesotho, LESOTHO. * Rutendo Makuti, ZBC Radio Zimbabwe, ZIMBABWE ... * Memory Nkwe Ndhlovu, ZBC Radio Station Classic 263, ZIMBABWE.
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Mitigating effects of COVID-19 on basic education in Nigeria

Business Day Online 03 Dec 2020
Corona Virus otherwise called COVID-19 has continued to ravage the globe forcing many countries to reassess their new realities ... Read Also ... For instance, education ministries in Uganda, Nigeria and South-Africa provided multi-media and reading resources online while Kenya, Rwanda and Somaliland ran radio and TV programmes for continued learning ... .
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More refugees evacuated from Libya arrive in Rwanda

China.dot.org 20 Nov 2020
... transit hotels for COVID-19 tests, and will be taken to Gashora emergency transit center in Bugesera District, south-central Rwanda, after getting their results, Olivier Kayumba, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Emergency Management, told national broadcaster Radio Rwanda.
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