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Comic book hero for Kenya’s Twitter generation

10/25/2012 | Lilly Peel

They say you shouldn’t change a winning formula. Sex sells – it’s been doing it for Hollywood, Bollywood and Nollywood for decades. And it goes for development too.
Lilly Peel finds out how.

Q&A with Javie Ssozi of Uganda Speaks

10/23/2012 | Lilly Peel

Uganda Speaks gives Ugandans a platform to tell their side of the story as well giving people a chance to highlight stories of positive change. Founder Javie Ssozi spoke to Lilly Peel, about KONY2012 and about how mobiles and social media are giving people the power to tell their own story.

Refugee turns web designer in world’s largest camp

07/04/2012 | Dann Okoth

Mohammed Bashir Sheik has never left Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee complex, but that hasn’t stopped him learning how to create and host websites, set up a small business and teach others how to use computers.

Activist recognised for her work on oral testimonies

06/13/2012 | Rob Safar

Bhan Sahu interviewing people in rural India - Stella Paul | Panos London

Great news – Bhan Sahu, our blogger from Chhattisgarh in central India, has been awarded a fellowship with the citizen journalism group CGNet Swara.

Subscribe to Panos London on Google Currents

06/01/2012 | Rob Safar

Panos London on Google Currents

Are you an Android, iPad or iPhone user? If so, you can take the latest Voices from the Ground and Panos London blogs with you using Google Currents.

Change comes when we break the silence

05/16/2012 | Bhan Sahu

Bhan recording a woman's story - Stella Paul | Panos London

Citizen journalism and knowledge-sharing can make an impact, and Bhan’s work shows it. She blogs about how she helps people in remote conflict areas, who often can’t read or write, use the internet and mobile phones to make themselves heard.

Our government has chosen power plants over paddy

04/30/2012 | Bhan Sahu

Farmers in Janigir Champa who are about to lose their land - Stella Paul | Panos London

Bhan Sahu blogs about a new campaign she is organising, helping those who are being displaced from fertile farmland to make room for 34 thermal power plants.

Journalism can still be dynamic, thanks to social media

04/27/2012 | Purple Romero

Purple and Armsfree chat with Swedish editors and discuss story ideas - David Dahmen | Panos London

“The growth of social media has helped established news organisations such as the Guardian, which we visited, make it possible for voices from other parts of the world to be heard amid the economic crunch.”

Earth summit’s special correspondent

03/05/2012 | Tim Williams

Langston James Goree VI - photo courtesy of IISD

Langston James “Kimo” Goree VI, Director of IISD Reporting Services, talked to Tim Williams about the International Institute for Sustainable Development, communication technology and what room there is for marginalised voices in this forum.

Empowerment radio: voices building a community

02/13/2012 | Panos London

Empowerment Radio by Birgitte Jallov

Birgitte Jallov talks about her new book, Empowerment Radio, and the potential for community radio to make a powerful, positive change for communities.

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