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Promote Your Cause

14 January 2016 » Promote Your Cause

NGO communications & PR jobs in Kenya. Wanted: Consultant to lead practical storytelling workshop for non-governmental staff Organisation: Adeso Application Deadline: Monday, 25 January, 2016 Location: Nairobi Duration of consultancy: 7 days including preparation and reporting Adeso is trying to … Continue reading →

10 December 2015 » Promote Your Cause

Heads up development journos! The European Journalism Centre (EJC) and Nairobi-based AfricaonAir have just released a new, updated version of Reporting Development: A Guide for African Journalists. First authored by veteran Reuters journalist Oliver Wates, this new version maintains the … Continue reading →

27 January 2015 » Promote Your Cause

Although this has been out on the net for a while, it’s worth a reminder that the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) offers a free, downloadable guide for journos covering development issues. The ten practical tips were put together by Edem Djokotoe, a Knight International Journalism Fellow (Malawi, 2010 and 2011). Djokotoe’s tips for creative, engaging and information-rich […]

31 December 2014 » Promote Your Cause

30 October 2014 » Promote Your Cause

More and more Kenyan non-profits are jumping onto the social media bandwagon. Like many businesses today, a small but increasing number of charities are using social media to connect with their target groups. The growing social media savvy of local non-profits was well reflected in a new “Best Use of Social Media for Charity” category at […]

01 October 2014 » Promote Your Cause

When Americans encounter problems of the developing world, it seems to me they can be overwhelmed by feelings of sympathy, pity and guilt. But that's not a reason to give. Continue reading →

19 September 2014 » Promote Your Cause

A reminder to those of you working to advance the Millennium Development Goals in Africa.  The deadline for applications for this year’s ONE Africa Award is just one week away! The US$100,000 prize is open to CSOs, NGOs, individuals, and other groups that demonstrate … Continue reading →

24 August 2014 » Promote Your Cause

So apparently the American government will not be cutting back support to HIV/AIDS programmes in this country. In fact the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) — which funds 70 per cent of Kenya’s HIV programmes — recently pledged to boost diagnostic … Continue reading →

22 July 2014 » Promote Your Cause

Most of us know the drill when it comes to report writing. We describe our project or programme, include testimonials, outline the financials, thank donors and stakeholders, and wrap up our narratives with a call to action. Following a reporting template is pretty … Continue reading →

25 May 2014 » Promote Your Cause

ILRI seeks to recruit a Communication Assistant who will contribute towards implementing a regional communication strategy; provide support in design of program material and management of an online information portal on climate change, agriculture and food security. He or she … Continue reading →

20 May 2014 » Promote Your Cause

This post is a continuation of the previous one on how to prepare for a radio interview. Now that you’ve decided to do the interview, make a list of things that you want to say. It’s good practice to have no more than … Continue reading →

20 May 2014 » Promote Your Cause

We talk about social media a lot these days but radio remains the most powerful, yet the cheapest, mass medium for reaching large numbers of people in this country. From the kid in Nairobi plugged in on his mobile phone, … Continue reading →

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