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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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19 Feb 15
Despite the dangers, many women shun trained medical help during childbirth.
18 Feb 15
Seed funding, office space and mentoring to help start-ups become viable.
Rwandan journalists work on radio story ideas during IWPR training. (Photo: IWPR)
13 Feb 15
After training course, reporters generate radio programmes on the power of the airwaves.
Dominic Ongwen in court on January 26. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
29 Jan 15
Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen appears at the Hague court.
26 Jan 15
Problem of young domestic workers and middlemen stealing from clients has become widespread.
20 Jan 15
Marijuana is outlawed by many governments. In this report, Joe Agbro Jr. examines the state of the war on cannabis in Nigeria.
20 Jan 15
Despite customer complaints, telecoms companies continue to push for more revenue.
Kenyatta appeared before the ICC's judges in October 2014.The court's prosecutor has been unable to secure sufficient evidence to put Kenya's president on trial. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
7 Dec 14
High-profile failure exposes weaknesses in the way the court runs investigations, but also a lack of international resolve to make it work.
Edna Auma has run for office in the last two local elections but without success. (Photo: Robert Wanjala)
14 Nov 14
Why female participation in politics is so low in Nairobi’s largest slum.
Caption: School children in Kenya are being increasingly targeted by efforts to radicalise the country's youth. (Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland)
13 Nov 14
Schools and mosques become the focus as Islamic militants seek to exploit local grievances.

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Young people protesting in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, condemning the raids organised by the Georgian police at Bassiani night club. Some demonstrators compared it with the Russian style crackdowns and held placards saying "We do not need another Putin here". (Photo: IWPR)
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What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?