Les enfants n’ont pas de religion

Dans une société majoritairement musulmane comme le Sénégal, le mariage entre deux personnes de différentes religions est souvent source de nombreux problèmes. Cette union, influence l’orientation religieuse des enfants qui sont trop souvent à chemin entre deux croyances héritées des parents. C’est l’histoire de Marta et de Phina, deux sœurs âgées de 15 et 9…

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A race to Green Energy

‘A Race to Green Energy’ is a radio documentary, about the use of alternative renewable energies for domestic use. The radio doc compares the effects of using traditional unsustainable energies (Firewood, Paraffin, & Charcoal) to the effect of using Green Energies (Solar, Wind, Biomass, & Biogas). The documentary seeks to influence a domestic change from…

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Welcome to DOCUSOUND!

DOCUSOUND is a socially inclusive crossmedia platform for production and distribution of creative audio-documentaries. DOCUSOUND is a project developed by COL’OR NGO in partnership with Kenya Union of the Blind and the Secretariat of the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities. It is an ACP-EU Support Programme to ACP Cultural Sectors implemented by the Secretariat…

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Alexandre Gubert Lette

Alexandre was one of the first Senaglese bloggers and is the funder of a tech and media HUB in Rufisque, near Dakar. His project within DOCUSOUND is a very personal one: as the child of a Muslim mother and a Christian father, Alexandre wants to tell the story of all children born into inter-religious families:…

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Keba Danso

Keba is a performer and director very active in the outskirts of Dakar, where he works with the street boys and the poor. For DOCUSOUND he told a very touching story about religion, family and love. In Senegal many women are married to men they barely know, who come to Europe to work and never…

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Mouhamadou Lamine FALL

Mouhamadou Lamine FALL is a media guy with a passion for communication and journalism. For DOCUSOUND he has told the story of a disabled young man who built his success from scratch, in spite of his disability. From begging to owning a thriving business as a telephone cards seller who’s considering opening a new store and…

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Mathilde Cru

Mathilde is a French journalist living in Dakar who is broadening her skills to include radio. Mathilde’s experience as a storyteller allowed her to choose a seemingly light subject (the seduction tools of the Senegalese women) to delve into polygamy and the costs and benefits of a tradition far more complex and richer than the…

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Coumba Ndiaye

Coumba has a physical disability due to a hilliness, she has as a daughter and she is the director of an association that advocates for the rights of the disabled to health care, jobs and social and economic inclusion. The story that Coumba has uncovered for DOCUSOUND is about the access to adapted pregnancy health care for…

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Douglas Omare

Douglas is a young radio journalist based in Mombasa, Kenya. His project within DOCUSOUND is about the consequences of a huge commercial port being built on the northern coast of Kenya. The land has been bought from the locals for little money with the promise of involving them in the development of the area but…

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Harrison Mbungu

Harrison is a young radio journalist based in Mombasa, Kenya. He normally covers stories of ethnic issues, in the effort of explaining the dynamics underlying what we normally call “ethnic hate” but in fact should be called in many more ways: environment, jobs, poverty, politics… Harrison’s aim for being part of DOCUSOUND is to call…

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