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Knowledge is power; especially in an agricultural country like Ethiopia. Without the necessary skills and training, farmers will stick with old methods Read more

It takes a while to become accustomed to how Ethiopians communicate. After a few days I have picked up on a few things.
“It’s Read more

Love, fun and pride – these words sum up what running means to Ethiopians.
The Great Ethiopian Run (GER), which spans 10 kilometres, took Read more


Tuesday, 12th November 2013

Students from colleges around Dublin with an interest in journalism, media or development issues are invited to attend a Read more


Thursday, 7th November 2013
The 2013/14 Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme is now accepting applications.  The details of the scheme, which will provide Read more

Mary O’Shea was a recipient of the the summer 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Cedric Arnold was the photographer who traveled with Read more

On my way to the airport my Malawian taxi driver asked me what kind of music I listen to. He added, cheerily, “My Read more

In a small brick church with a roof of straw and plastic bags a preacher speaks of heaven as being a country free Read more

Journey to Nsanje
In ‘Lonesome Traveller’ Kerouac said “No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, even bored solitude in the wilderness, Read more

The closing date for applications to the winter 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund is next Friday, 11th October at 5pm.
The Fund is Read more