Film on the first publicly funded harm reduction center in West Africa
Drug policies in West Africa condemn both traffickers and drug users. However, for the latter, these policies constitute a ... Read more
Sahelien journalists help bring a local perspectives and on-the-ground reporting in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso.
OSIWA partner, Sahelien.com, also helps train local journalists in Bamako and Niamey.
Here’s a look at ... Read more
Since 2007, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) has been working across West Africa to help strengthen the capacity of local and regional civil society organizations (CSOs). The Institute, ... Read more
Follow the Money, a Nigerian start-up that tracks budgetary allocations, empowers citizens by providing information through local languages – online, by SMS and across community radios – in the country’s ... Read more
In Ghana, the start-up organization “233 Law” is helping citizens become aware of their rights. Their mobile application, which gives users access to the country’s constitution directly on their phone, ... Read more
In Liberia, the country most affected by the deadly Ebola virus, local businesses are suffering from a lack of customers. Fearful of contracting this contagious disease, many people are wary ... Read more