Out of the Congo/Hors du Congo

la version francaise suit   There is good news coming out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It’s small and localized and because western […]

Maybe 2016 Wasn’t So Bad After All

  Finally, English-language media seems to have given up the “2016: The Worst Year Ever” storyline. Much of today’s news is about U.S. President Donald Trump’s […]
Polio: The Switch

CREATING MEDIA ON THE FRONTLINE OF CHANGE

This is a reprint of the story TMT News published in its magazine after it recognized CMM as Best Global Informative Short Film Producer ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Chocolate […]

WHY CMM’S WORK IS CONSIDERED A GLOBAL LEADER

  Modern media may have made communications ubiquitous but the process is nowhere yet near seamless. Imagine a Sierra Leone villager who speaks only Krio trying […]

Will the World Humanitarian Summit Succeed?

By Firdaus Kharas   On May 23 and 24 the world’s political leadership will convene in Istanbul for the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, organized by the […]

The Year of Saving Lives

When a young intern at United Methodist Communications (UMCOM) spent her summer of 2015 uploading thousands of Chocolate Moose Media (CMM) animated videos, she was creating […]

More Than Three Thousand Ways To Make The World A Better Place

    “Ah sori mama, sampa metcha gif pein,” is “I’m sorry mama for causing you this much pain” in Krio, the national language of Sierra […]

CARLETON UNIVERSITY CONVOCATION SPEECH

The following is the video and text of the convocation speech delivered by Firdaus Kharas after receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Carleton University […]