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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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IWPR training session in Nigeria lead by Dayo Aiyetan. (Photo: IWPR)
20 Aug 14
Participants encouraged to write in-depth pieces for their own media outlets.
Primary School in Kibera, Kenya. (Photo: Erica Hagen/Flickr)
12 Aug 14
Government urged to make greater efforts to ensure education for those with special needs.
President Yoweri Museveni signed Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act in February 2014. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)
2 Aug 14
Despite offering a less repressive environment, Kenya too bans homosexual acts.
CORD supporters gather at a by-election rally in Nairobi on July 29, 2014. (Photo: Capital FM)
1 Aug 14
News outlets argue they wanted to avoid providing a platform for possible incitement.
The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) report was submitted to Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) in May 2013. (Photo: Capital FM)
28 Jul 14
Analysts believe recommendations in key report could reduce tensions which have surfaced after recent bloodshed.
Fifteen AU states need to ratify the treaty before the court can be set up. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
26 Jul 14
Granting top officials immunity from prosecution is likely to restrict Western donor support.
 A maize farmer in Kisumu, Kenya. Questions have been raised about the emphasis on traditional methods to resolve land ownership disputes. (Photo: Neil Palmer, CIAT/Flickr)
25 Jul 14
Questions raised about emphasis on traditional methods to resolve ownership disputes.
The NCIC says its capacity is too limited to pursue investigations on a national scale. (Photo: Edward Scotcher/Flickr)
19 Jul 14
Under-resourced commission struggles to curb dangerous rhetoric, which has increased following recent violence.
11 Jul 14
Defence team counters that requests for information are no more than “fishing expedition”.
27 Jun 14
Latest prosecution witness continues narrative of how violence unfolded after 2007 election.