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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Collins Shahonya

Collins holds a degree in media and has chosen to devote his time at DOCUSOUND following a story about health problems in the Masai community. The Masai community is a tight-knit community where low levels of education and health awareness make it difficult to limit the spread of diseases that would otherwise be avoidable. Collin’s…

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James Kibaki

James is a person living with Albinism (a condition that affects not only the skin but also the sight). The story he has uncovered for DOCUSOUND is Ann’s a woman living with albinism in Nairobi: her challenges and her struggle to live through the threats and the dangers that the city and the people pose to her….

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John Wambua Mutuku

John was a young boy into sports when he got involved in an accident that left him crippled and changed his attitude. John knows what it means to be fit and be the captain of the football team and he knows also what it means to be suddenly cut out of your own world because…

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