Hoora! 100th African Slum Journal

PRESS RELEASE: On May 4th, the World Press Freedom Day, the Nairobi Community Media House (NCMH) will publish the one hundredth episode of the African Slum Journal! In four years, these journals has brought fascinating and surprising real life stories...read more

What is Mobile Reporting?

Mobile reporting implies using the mobile phone as a powerful reporting tool to capture, edit and uploads text, photo and video content!

The mobile phone enables the most effective way of multimedia reporting that our society has ever known. According to Wikipedia, the user creates text, photo and video that combined produces a multimedia based report. The content...read more

Mobile Reporting on RTL4

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The Bunge Mtaani project

Once a month in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, short documentaries are screened at an audience of one of the twenty slums that the city is ‘rich’. The residents participate actively. This project has the Swahili name Bunge Mtaani – ‘Parliament of the street’. The documentaries are created by Nairobi Community...read more

The African Slum Journal

The African Slum Journal is a series of video reports about issues that matter in slum communities. The reports are produced by so called Community Media Houses. A Community Media House is an organization, deeply rooted in the slum, that recruits and trains young people in film making and editing These trainees bring out...read more

DRC project in alumnus phase

The reporters in Goma, eastern DR Congo who had been following a training in mobile community reporting since mid-2011 have completed their training and are now in the alumnus phase.

After the initial training and coaching phase during which trainees learn and practice news ways of using new technologies to...read more