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The Power of Artistic Creativity in Preventing Electoral Violence in Côte d’Ivoire

Stephanie Schmitt
April 7, 2016
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To mobilize the youth vote in Côte d’Ivoire leading up to the Oct. 25 presidential election, USAID/OTI teamed up with singers like Bamba Ami Sarah to produce a music video and a tour to communities affected by violence following the 2010 presidential election. Photo Credit: Kendra Helmer, USAID
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Mobile Money Promotes Messages of Peace in Côte d’Ivoire

Nicole Kresse
March 18, 2016
2 Minute Read
Radio broadcasts are playing a key role in sharing messages about reconciliation and peace during the election period, and with mobile money, radio stations can get the payments they need to spread these messages.