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Indigo Trust Supports FrontlineSMS:Radio

In the News PartnersPublished July 20, 2011 at 14:04 No Comments

The Indigo Trust is a grant making foundation that funds technology-driven projects to bring about social change, largely in African countries. In keeping with the Trust’s focus on innovation, transparency and citizen empowerment, they have been supporting FrontlineSMS:Radio to develop and deploy a tailored version of FrontlineSMS software optimised for radio DJs. This new software
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CGHR Researchers on the Ground in Kenya

Africa Partners ResearchPublished July 18, 2011 at 17:09 2 Comments

FrontlineSMS:Radio is being developed and deployed in collaboration with the Centre of Governance and Human Rights (CGHR) at the University of Cambridge. This partnership represents a unique opportunity to gather evidence about how audiences interact with radio stations via SMS and how these interactions can affect their participation in public affairs. CGHR are utilising this
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Facilitating Dialogue on Governance in Africa

Africa PartnersPublished May 12, 2011 at 11:00 3 Comments

The increasing penetration of mobile telephony in Africa is widening opportunities for people to take part in discussions about governance. Radio is a widespread medium through which communities can tune-in to listen to debates on topics such as health, the environment and politics.  FrontlineSMS:Radio is a software which is being designed to help facilitate radio listener
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Indigo Trust working with Pamoja FM

In the Field PartnersPublished February 26, 2011 at 14:53 No Comments

FrontlineSMS are delighted to be collaborating with the Indigo Trust on the Radio Project at what is a very exciting time for the development of the specialist radio software. We’re thrilled by the news that the Indigo Trust are supporting Pamoja FM by helping to equip them with the tools to put this initiative into
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Democratising the Airwaves

In the News Partners ResearchPublished February 24, 2011 at 14:27 No Comments

An article from Cambridge University’s Research Horizons magazine outline the research collaboration and aims to investigate the capacity of radio to facilitate citizen-led governance in developing countries.