This story is originally published at Community Radio Robin Hood, Turku – Finland. Story is by Rwandan journalist Mr. Thierry Francis Mbabane.
Tanzanian community media transmits important information – though, usually, only within a small geographical area. Vikes is now improving the situation by launching a new, nationwide community media portal. Unity and cooperation increase strength and credibility.
Can community media affect minority rights and other important issues, for instance during election? Tuma Dandi from Mlimani Radio, Dar Es Salaam, and Markku Liukkonen from Vikes discuss the impact of community media and its new challenges.