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News & Blog

News 3 May 2017

TICTeC: The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017

Since 2014, Africa’s Voices and Well Told Story (WTS) have worked together to develop a set of social change metrics..

News 28 April 2017

Design tips for interactive radio projects

Learning is core to Africa’s Voices development and innovation. Recently with our partner, Oxfam Kenya, we reflected back on the challenges and..

Blog 9 March 2017

Is usability testing worth it?

Dr Jeunese Payne is a Psychologist and Researcher at Africa’ Voices, responsible for evaluating bespoke research tools and software, and training..

News 27 February 2017

Development is Going Digital

The World Bank states that we’re “in the midst of the greatest information and communications revolution in human history”. Harnessing..

News 14 February 2017

Founders Pledge Dinner, ‘Human Rights: Empowering Local Voices with Tech & Data’

Our Director, Dr. Sharath Srinivasan, set the scene at the Founders Pledge meeting on Human Rights. This organisation encourages founders of tech start-ups to pledge support to..

Blog 9 February 2017

Infographic: Interactive radio in Somalia

The success of our project with UNICEF Somalia relies upon our dynamic and collaborative partnership with MediaINK and their network of..

News 9 February 2017

Research Horizons from the University of Cambridge

Our interactive radio project in Uganda has been featured in a magazine that celebrates research at Cambridge University. Exploring the..

Blog 31 January 2017

Can interactive radio support a more just tax system in Kenya?

Taxation is an important pathway to reduce poverty and inequality. Recognising this, Oxfam in Kenya is advocating for a more progressive,..

Blog 12 December 2016

Africa’s Voices Recognised for Groundbreaking Research

Africa’s Voices Foundation receives the President’s Medal at the 2016 Market Research Society Awards. The Prestigious prize recognises extraordinary achievement..

Blog 30 November 2016

How many people do Africa’s Voices’ radio programmes reach in Somalia?

For the dissertation part of my MSc in Geospatial Analysis at University College London, I completed an exciting project with..