Tag: Development Communication

We change Africa with our Voices

ARDA Produces Mercy Corps Phase 2 Programs

Recently at ARDA we’ve all been really busy bringing Phase 2 of Mercy Corps’ ‘Using the Airwaves for stabilization in the Lake Chad Basin’ Project to life. The project sees ARDA producing a radio variety programme with factual historical, cultural and educational elements as well as a drama segment.  The programmes are in both Hausa…
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Uncomfortable Conversations

They say nothing stays hidden under the sun. One day you’re having a conversation about something unrelated and all of a sudden a deep family secret, or even just a truth that nearly everyone else but you knew is revealed. This was how Jessica found out that she had been circumcised as a child.

Radio and Peace: two sides of a coin

In a prison in the West African country of Mali, journalist Hassan Ngeze serves a 35-year prison sentence. His crimes include conspiracy to commit genocide, genocide, direct and public incitement to commit genocide; complicity in genocide; and crimes against humanity (persecution, extermination and murder). Ngeze was one of the key figures behind the Rwandan genocide.…
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ARDA Staff Speaks at Social Media Week

Our Project Coordinator, Rebecca Ebenezer-Abiola spoke at the 2019 Lagos Social Media Week on a panel entitled “A Thousand Lives: How Stories Affect Social Change.” The panel was coordinated by the Mandela Washington Fellows Alumni Association (Nigeria Chapter).