Category Archives: Media and Democracy

The sugar-daddy syndrome and girl’s education in Benin: Implications for democracy

Tweet by Kristina (Nickie) Séne. Nickie is a graduate student studying International Development Studies at Ohio University. As a direct result of the new momentum surrounding sexual harassment internationally and the continued prevalence of teacher-student sexual relationships in the Beninese education system more specifically, several Beninese NGOs initiated an “intense lobbying” campaign of the Ministry… Continue Reading

How good is African media for democracy?

Tweet by Aggrey Willis Otieno. Aggrey is a Communications and Development Ford Foundation International Fellow at Ohio University. Seen Jacobs contends that the health of democracy in 21st century is associated to the health systems of communication. The dynamics of democracy are closely associated to the practices of communication, and societal communication increasingly takes place within… Continue Reading