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Africa’s Voices welcomes Mr. Patrick Wamukulu as the Business Development & External Relations Manager

Africa’s Voices is pleased to welcome Patrick Wamukulu who joins our team with over 12 years’ progressive experience in international development in various capacities with different INGOs. His experience  spans around new business development, donor facilitation and engagement, donor research and donor landscape intelligence, networking, and partnership building, program development and management and program quality...
Dr. Frasia Wangari Karua

Africa’s Voices welcomes Dr. Frasia Wangari Karua to our Board of Trustees

Africa’s Voices is pleased to announce that Dr. Frasia Wangari Karua has been appointed to our Board of Trustees. Dr Karua joins a distinguished international team of academics, development practitioners, media specialists and business people steering our vision and supporting our team in Kenya and the UK. Dr. Frasia Wangari Karua is a medical doctor...

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...

Using digital communications to close the humanitarian governance gap

The extended drought in Somalia continues to have a devastating impact across the country. Since early 2017, when the crisis deteriorated and the threat of famine loomed, the number of people in emergency level of food insecurity (IPC Phase 4) has increased to 866,000. Over the same period, over 1,159 people lost their lives in...

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 lessons learned from our interactive radio project that sought to understand peoples’ motivations for paying taxes and their perceptions of the quality of public services. In Oxfam’s write up of the discussion are suggestions for improving the...

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, transparent and accountable tax and expenditure regime — leading to a better mobilisation of tax revenue and improved public services. Such an ambitious endevour requires working with all involved: citizens and civil society organisations to realise their...

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