Stay informed! Here you can find articles, podcasts and videos produced by young Gambian journalists who participated in the recent United Nations Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) workshops.

The series of media workshops took place in November in Brufut, The Gambia. It was attended by young Gambian social entrepreneurs, bloggers, radio and TV Journalists, female activists and sound technicians. The training was designed to support the development of the skills of sound engineers and to create a cohort of media journalists with the skills to write, publish and showcase creative content and to support job creation and empowerment within the creative industries.

All media content below is produced by the participating journalists. More on the workshops here.

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Sounds from

the festival

Learn more about the famous Senegalese singer Baaba Maal and listen to his statements about the AfriCourage Festival.

Watch videos about AfriCourage

Watch the Gambian Kora Genius Tatadindin explaining his instrument or an interview with Sambou Suso. And learn more about AfriCourage, Gambian culture and the power of music.

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Meet the young journalists who report about AfriCourage, its artists and The Gambia – a small, but fascinating country