• Empowering local journalists strengthens the media

    Maryanne Waweru-Wanyama is a 35-year-old mother and journalist. The idea for her popular website, Mummytales.com, was conceived back in 2011, just before she was to give birth to her first child Kitty, now three-years-old.

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  • A new lease of life for Radio Akicha journalist

    In a region that has for many years been entangled  in natural resource conflict, insecurity, hunger and lack of quality drinking water, Internews in Kenya through Emerging Oil, Emerging Stories project organized a one week training workshop and field mentoring for Radio Akicha journalists. This was one of the ground breaking training on land and natural resources in Turkana.

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  • Smelling oil, Kerio Valley natives cry for title deeds

    Under the Emerging Oil, Emerging Stories project, Internews in Kenya is currently training journalists to responsibly report on issues surrounding oil exploration in Northern Kenya.

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Special Feature

#Westgate: Social Media Siege

In this series we examine the interplay between social and mainstream media during the siege.

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#Westgate: Social Media Siege
Data Journalism Blog
    SaferJourno: Digital Security Resources for Media Trainers

    SaferJourno: Digital Security Resources for Media Trainers

    SaferJourno is a free and open-source curriculum guide for media trainers who teach students, professionals and peers digital safety and online security. Easy to use lesson plans are in six different modules; assessing risks, basic protection, mobile phone safety, keeping data safe, researching securely, and protecting email.

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    Chinese and Kenyan scribes exchange ideas

    Chinese and Kenyan scribes exchange ideas

    Kenyan journalists working from the Internews’ Media Resource Center had a great time comparing notes with their Chinese counterparts thanks to a trip organised by Internews China.

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     Kenyan blogosphere: separating the grain from the chaff

    Kenyan blogosphere: separating the grain from the chaff

    The BAKE awards, in its third year, seeks to reward great, creative and innovative bloggers.

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    Internews 2013 data journalism fellow wins David Astor Journalism award

    Internews 2013 data journalism fellow wins David Astor Journalism award

    He was the only Kenyan journalist among the winners this year and he attributes his success to the data journalism fellowship he recently went through at Internews.

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