More exchange of ideas on global themes, more relevance for listeners and communities and more social media for young people: in Accra, the World Association of Community Broadcasters (AMARC) agreed on new priorities.
The civic uprising that ousted Burkina Faso's president in 2014 took many by surprise, including journalists. DW Akademie set up a gathering of German and Burkinabé journalists to talk about the outlook for the country.
Chad, Africa's fifth largest country, is divided along ethnic and political lines. But the "Maison des Médias" offers journalists - and others - a place to come together and discuss a variety of views and experiences