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Africa’s Voices Welcomes Samuel Kimeu as new Executive Director

Africa’s Voices Board of Trustees announced today that Samuel Kimeu will be joining the organisation as the new Executive Director. Samuel comes to Africa’s Voices from Transparency International-Kenya, where he has served as Executive Director for nearly a decade. Our Co-founder and Executive Director over the past five years, Dr Sharath Srinivasan, is moving on...

Africa’s Voices awarded grant from Twilio.org to scale 1-to-1 communications with people in crisis

We are excited to announce that Africa’s Voices has been selected by Twilio as one of the 2019 Twilio.org Impact Grant Fund recipients. The grant will be used to further grow Katikati, our 1-to-1 two-way channel for open-text local language conversations at scale, to enable crisis-affected communities to engage with and hold aid actors into account. Katikati...

Amplifying community voices in humanitarian action in Somalia, 2019 – Policy Brief

Humanitarian actors increasingly call for concise, reliable information to act on Accountability to Affected Populations. Drawing from learnings from our recent work with UN OCHA, REACH and Groundtruth Solutions Somalia to inform the 2020 Humanitarian Needs Overview, we produced a snappy summary with actionable recommendations for a more people-centred response in 2020. Read the policy...

Africa’s Voices 2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report In our 2018 annual report, you can explore highlights from our work, including how we raised the bar on the accountability of humanitarian actors to populations they serve in Somalia; delve into our most exciting impact stories, such as how we contributed to better education outcomes for refugee girls in Kenya...

We have moved!

From July 1st, our Nairobi office will be relocating to Riverside Studios, Riverside Lane. For any queries, please contact info@africasvoices.org.

We are hiring an Executive Director!

Africa’s Voices has come a long way since our early days at the University of Cambridge. As we are preparing for our new phase of growth, we are looking for a new Executive Director to lead us at a crucial stage of our development helping us mature from an early years start-up to a bigger, more...

The results of our Common Social Accountability Platform pilot in Banadir Regional Administration Durable Solutions Unit’s first newsletter

Our Common Social Accountability Platform was launched in partnership with BRA and ReDDS in Somalia’s Banadir region in 2018. The platform was mobilised to build public dialogue in Mogadishu on critical displacement topics such as forced evictions, social cohesion, perspectives of displaced and host communities on durable solutions and to gather public opinion to inform...

New publication: Results and findings from citizen-led discussions on displacement and durable solutions in Mogadishu

In 2018, Africa’s Voices partnered with the Regional Secretariat for Durable Solutions (ReDDS) and the Banadir Regional Administration (BRA) in Somalia to enable citizen-led discussions on displacement and durable solutions in Mogadishu. The results and findings are captured in our new report published April 2019. This report outlines the first iteration of the Common Social Accountability...

Africa’s Voices to work with the County Government of Siaya to consult citizens through interactive radio

Africa Voices helps decision – makers, humanitarians and governments alike to design programmes that are grounded in people’s everyday realities. Where this is most valuable, is where we are given the opportunity to put the voices of citizens directly in conversation with decision-makers. It is therefore, a great pleasure to announce that we will be...

Africa’s Voices at the Cambridge Science Festival

There’s been an outbreak of cholera in your community in Mogadishu! We need your help. Listen to our radio shows and text in your views on cholera risk in your community. Then join researchers to label and analyse responses and see how your voice can make a difference to help plan for future outbreaks. This...
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