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Tweetchat Wednesday

#Tweetchat | Local Heroes: A focus on the local health workers in the ebola response
On: Dec 10, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

For a while now, we’ve been talking about raising support for the local organizations that have been at the forefront of the ebola response in the 4 most affect countries in West Africa. In previous tweet chats, we discussion the missing narratives in the coverage of the ebola crisis, donations to local organizations, and the […]

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#GivingTuesday: The Ebola Response
On: Dec 2, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

There are two days dedicated to shopping, a day to supporting small businesses, and today is dedicated to giving. On #GivingTuesday, we come together to harness the power of collective giving. Having a day dedicated to giving is an important step in promoting and mainstreaming philanthropy, whether it is giving to causes or volunteering. Today’s […]

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Tweetchat Wednesday: A look at the missing and competing narratives in the latest ebola PSAs
On: Nov 19, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

This week, we’ve been witness to some of the worst ebola messaging and as well the launch of what could be very interesting public service announcements (PSAs). Bob Geldof’s much derided re-recording of Do they know its Christmas? was released this week, ONE Campaign launched their celebrity and local actors “waiting” PSA this morning. And, not to […]

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Tweet Chat Wednesday: Aging Rockers, Rising Africans & Glocal Partnerships
On: Nov 11, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

Last week, we focused on the media, technology and the challenge of reporting on Ebola. This week, the media’s attention has shifted slightly to focus on the announcement by Gob Geldof that the 30th anniversary of BandAid will focus on raising awareness on the ebola crisis in West Africa. Geldof and his cohort of artists have released […]

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