In Africa, Radio Stations Spread Life-Saving Information

Community radio is often the only source of information for vulnerable communities. As the world continues to fight COVID-19, community radio stations have played a critical role in tackling the spread of the disease in Africa. Community radio stations in the continent are spreading life-saving COVID-19 information to vulnerable communities in urban and rural areas

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Designing Public Spaces Using Minecraft Brings Refugees And Local Communities Together In Northern Kenya

A child enjoys the playground at Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement in Turkana, northern Kenya, designed by refugees and the host community UNHabitat/2018/Ivy Mutisya Kalobeyei, Turkana, Kenya, December 2018 – A year ago, refugees living in the Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement and local residents joined forces to design public spaces in a project designed to reduce tension in

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UN-Habitat Leads Discussions on Innovative Finance And Conserving Green Spaces At Africities

23 November 2018, Marrakesh, Morocco –  Local governments need to strengthen data collection, increase their revenues and improve technical capacity according to participants in a session on innovative experiences in local finance during the third day of the flagship Africities8 summit. The head of UN-Habitat’s Urban Economy and Finance Branch, Marco Kamiya, opened the session,

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