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Maniema s’enflamme en Slam: Radio Okapi gets slammed!
Extreme talent alert: Of special interest I think to us readers and writers who love words, slam poetry takes words,[...]
On Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege and book blurbers
Again this year the Norwegian Nobel Committee selected nominees and awarded its peace prize. This year there were two laureates:[...]
Yes, “the media” is biased
Is the media biased? As if anyone needs me or anyone else to confirm the obvious! I've worked with international[...]
Our plastic paradise: “They don’t know better”
  Two months after a sperm whale washed up on the southern coast of Spain, awaiting autopsy, the three of[...]
A pivotal year
The year that anchors Radio Okapi Kindu, 2004, was not yesterday. It was back before the Congo had ever held[...]
Meet the Author: United Nations Bookshop – UNHQ (New York) | February 28, 2018
Join Jennifer Bakody, a former United Nations staff member, journalist and author for a discussion around why she felt compelled[...]
Event, When the news gets it right: A memoir honouring Congo’s Radio Okapi | March 6, 2018
In 2004, as six years of war involving eight countries and several million deaths were ending in a ceasefire, Halifax[...]
Event, Toronto Public Library – Jennifer Bakody | March 1, 2018
Jennifer Bakody, author of "Radio Okapi Kindu" will be meeting readers and sharing her experience as a Canadian diplomat who[...]
White saviour complex
This morning here in Singapore I feel moved to write some thoughts about perspective and bias. All media with a[...]
Opinion, The Globe and Mail: How can we as peacebuilders remove the causes of war?
If on Nov. 14-15, when Canada hosts the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference in Vancouver, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau[...]
“Radio Okapi Kindu” : the true story of “the anti fake news” in eastern DRC
In her new book "Radio Okapi Kindu", Jennifer Bakody tells the story of her work with the Radio Okapi team[...]
Q&A: Jennifer Bakody, author of “Radio Okapi Kindu”
Jennifer Bakody is a freelance journalist who’s spent the last twenty years working for CNN, Radio France Internationale, CBC, UN,[...]
Author Appearance – Jennifer Bakody | May 13, 2017
Local author Jennifer Bakody will be meeting readers and signing copies of her new memoir, "Radio Okapi Kindu" (published by[...]
Meet Jennifer Bakody | May 13, 2017
Book Launch Event | May 13, 2017 2:00 - 4:00pm    [...]