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Shujaaz.FM wins second Emmy award

Twaweza partner, Shujaaz.FM, was announced last month as the winner of the 2014 International Digital Emmy, for the children and youth category. This is the second time Shujaaz.FM, a comic strip and multimedia series produced by Well Told Story, won this prize, having previously been successful in 2012.

The star of Shujaaz.FM Reloaded has built a pirate radio station in his bedroom where he broadcasts his daily show. The other characters call in, text, and Facebook with stories and ideas for him to share. Growing up, entrepreneurship, and democracy are among the topics covered. The show is produced by Paul Ekuru and executive produced by Rob Burnet.

Watch the Shujaaz.FM story:

Shujaaz.FM 2013- The story so far from Well Told Story on Vimeo.

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