Category Archives: Media Development Trainings

HIV/AIDS Training

Kinshasa, Lumbumbashi, Goma, DRC Journalists across the Democratic Republic of Congo learnt about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in a series of workshops organized by VOA’s French-to-Africa Service. The workshops included a mix of information about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in DRC, along with practical information about covering […]

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Political Reporting Workshop for Tanzanian Journalists

Dar -Es -Salaam, Tanzania More than 20 Tanzanian journalists participated in a VOA training workshop in advance of the October 2010 presidential election in that country.  The “Political and General Reporting Workshop for Journalists,” organized by the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, was designed […]

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Two-Day Career Workshop for Stringers

Bujumbura, Burundi VOA stringers who worked on a non-defunct Ejo Bite? radio program attended a two-day seminar designed to enhance their ability to find new jobs. Joan Mower of the development office and Robert Daguillard of the VOA Central Africa Service traveled to Burundi for […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Training Workshop

Two dozen journalists from Jamaica participated in a workshop on hurricane preparedness organized by Brian Armstead of the VOA Office of Development. The project was funded by the U.S. Embassy in Kingston. The Jamaican Government’s Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, the National Hurricane […]

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Training Workshop

Murree, Pakistan Using funds from the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), VOA’s Deewa Radio organized a training session for 26 stringers in Murree, Pakistan for 26 stringers from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (formerly known as NWFP), FATA, Balochistan, Islamabad and […]

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Health Reporting Workshop in Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria VOA conducted a health reporting workshop in Abuja for journalists from the northern part of the country. Seventeen journalists attended the workshop, which featured the head of the Nigeria Primary Health Care system and officials from USAID and Centers for Disease Control. The […]

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  • Imprisoned in Azerbaijan

    “RFE”RL

    Investigative journalist and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova was arrested and detained on Dec 5, 2014. On Sept 1, 2015 she was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison.


    1 year 5 months 1 days

    in prison

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