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Baaba Maal calls for media to be "at the centre of development"
Senegalese music star joins forces with BBC WST Africa in call for a renewed focus on the creative use of the media in combating poverty.  Read more
BBC Janala receives Tech Award for educational innovation
BBC Janala has been awarded the prestigious Microsoft Education Award at the 2010 Tech Awards in Silicon Valley, California.  Read more
Event: Making a noise for the MDGs
What happened when an audience debated drama, development and the role of women at a live broadcast from London’s Southbank Centre?  Read more
Mark Thompson praises our work in Afghanistan
Our work in Afghanistan and Haiti has been praised by BBC Director General Mark Thompson in a speech to the New America Foundation.  Read more
TV drama and game show teach families English
English in Action has launched two television programmes in Bangladesh - a drama series and game show - to enable millions of children and adults of all ages to learn English.   Read more
Ten stories of change in India
We recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of the BBC WST in India. Over the past ten years we have reached hundreds of millions with drama and factual content that is engaging and life changing.   Read more
Ethiopia’s Abugida wins top award
Our radio magazine show has been named mass media communicator of the year at the pan-African AfriComNet awards.  Read more
Emergency radio reaches millions in Pakistan
Within days of the monsoon flooding that devastated Pakistan at the end of July, the BBC World Service Trust in partnership with BBC Urdu began broadcasting emergency radio programming to millions of listeners through Pakistan Lifeline.  Read more
Lifeline radio in Kyrgyzstan
The BBC World Service Trust and Internews are providing humanitarian news reporting for victims of ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan.  Read more
Communicating Justice in Liberia and Sierra Leone
Award-winning Liberian journalist Joseph Cheeseman has been reporting on the trial of former President Charles Taylor for over two years.  Read more
At the Crossroad in Mile 91
“Okada” rides and blackouts: Adolphus Williams, journalism mentor in Mile 91, Sierra Leone describes his work at Radio Gbafth.  Read more
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