Analysing information vacuums as power tactics in conflict and war: As part of a university assignment, I sobserved the power tactic and increasing trend of internet shutdowns on the African continent. On my external blog ‘Shutdown! – Shut up? – Shot down?!’ I provide background information, theoretical approaches to the topic, in-depth analyses, insights into case studies, interviews with people who have lived through internet blackouts, and further reading recommendations. Read here the final conclusions and go check out the original blog (shutdownmugabo.wordpress.com)!
A look at post-genocide Rwanda and at how trauma can cross borders and generations.
Balancing peace activism, professional standards and survival as journalists in the North-Kivu, DR Congo.
For this second part of our final #SlowNews podcast on migration and refugees, my colleague
Migration continues to be a dominating topic across the world. In the final two episodes of our #SlowNews podcast, we take a closer look at it from different perspectives. In this first part, my colleagues focus on Denmark, that has a special take on immigration and asylum compared with other EU countries.
We are back with a different kind of #SlowNews this week! A zoom in on 4 individual topics that have been covered in the news these past few weeks: Trump’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights ;Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe & Malawi ;#Kwibuka25 in Rwanda; and Referendums. Tune in!
Can we best understand the recent events during the conflict over Kashmir between India and Pakistan as a mere game of egos, or should we instead interpret them in light of India’s upcoming elections? Listen to the 6th episode of the podcast #SlowNews for an analysis and contextualization of the situation!
A closer look at the Nigerian elections and media coverage of elections across the continent
In this #SlowNews podcast on Planet Mundus, the student radio of Mundus Journalism students in Aarhus, we try to look behind the headlines on the crisis in Venezuela by bringing to you a personal story from Kim, a fellow student from Venezuela. Also, we look at different countries’ reaction to the crisis, and discuss the often quoted “failure of yet another socialist state”.
On January 6, 2019 I was invited to the Rwandan show #InFocus by Eugene Anangwe to discuss with Jesse Maxella and Matthew Rwahigi obstacles to grow media with influence in Rwanda (video, 1h).