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The Wake-Up Call: one Nigerian youth’s unexpected call to greatness

by Jessica Murrey and Emmanuella Atsen

on February 21, 2018

Uneasiness churned in Abdulrahaman’s stomach as he sat in the back of the room, watching the other teens interact. On the surface, the 15-year-old appeared calm, but he was a Nigerian Muslim boy attending an overnight camp—with Christians. He knew better than to let his guard down. He […]

Radio and theatre help bring peace in South Sudan

by The Common Ground Blog

on February 20, 2018

Radio programmes and participatory theatre are playing a strong role in reducing rumours and inflammatory speech that divide communities in South Sudan […]

Staying Golden: the legacy of Sierra Leone’s “Golden Kids” radio show

by Blake Kraus

on February 13, 2018

Pascal Masuba was 11 when he became a radio reporter in Sierra Leone, right after the end of the civil war. What he learned at the time turned him into an activist for the rights of children.

Young Reporters Become Radio Personalities in the Central African Republic

by Emilee Derbas

on February 2, 2018

The radio show “Children in Action” is reshaping the conversation on children’s rights in the Central African Republic. Its producers’ story will surprise you.

Holding Their Own

by Search - Nepal

on January 26, 2018

Weak and fragile? Brave girls in Nepal are learning self-defense, defusing stereotypes, and proving to their communities just how strong they are.

Search recognized as best peacebuilding NGO of 2017 in Sierra Leone

by Search for Common Ground

on January 23, 2018

The Award recognized our commitment to improving lives in poor and vulnerable communities in Sierra Leone.

Farmers/herdsmen crisis: Institute advocates stringent measures to avoid anarchy

by Vanguard Nigeria

on January 22, 2018

We’re linking researchers, practitioners, and media professionals to find solutions to the conflict between farmers and herders in Nigeria.