ABOUT US

ABOUT US

We are Committed to Social Change

Media Focus on Africa (MFA) is a not for profit organization founded in 2006. It represents a long-standing and unique International, African and East African knowledge base and expertise of the media industry and the political environment in which it operates.

Since 2006 MFA has in close collaboration with CSO/CBO organizations and the media implemented some ground breaking multi media campaigns on leadership and good governance; free and fair elections and peace building and reconciliation among others.

The campaigns use different media platforms such as internet, SMS, social media, radio, television and mobile cinema screenings and different formats like talk shows, documentaries, drama series and lately reality TV to reach out to specific audiences. MFA media programs are complimented with training and outreach activities at the national and local level to make active participants of our audiences

Global Presence

Media Focus on Africa has presence in Kenya, Uganda and The Netherlands.

OUR FOCUS

Our Highest Ambition is to Help People

01 Media and Civil Society Strengthening

With the widening of the democratic space, there is an increased demand for information on the activities and operations of the government. The media can play a significant role in informing the public on the issues of governance, human rights and de...

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02 Peacebuilding and Reconciliation

Peace building through conflict prevention and transfor­mation requires dialogue between all stakeholders to identify the root causes of a conflict, reach consensus on appropriate measures to address them, and reconcile opposing groups. MFA produces...

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03 Leadership and Governance

Democratic governance is generally considered key to economic development, peace and stability. However, the building of democratic societies depends on the existence of leadership that understands and embraces democratic ideals. Leadership should be...

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NEWS AND EVENTS

Catch up on our latest news and events

| December 21, 2021

WE ARE HIRING: OFFICE ASSISTANT POSITION

Office Assistant Job Vacany. MFA is seeking a qualified applicant to support our Kenya office. Application deadline is Friday, January 14, 2022. Responsibilities Keeping an inventory of office supplie...

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| August 11, 2021

KENYA 2022 ELECTIONS: FINDING THE GENDER BALANCE

We are effectively into the election year. Kenya’s general election are due to be held in August 2022. In the last few weeks there’s been a heightening of political activities across the country. ...

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| July 30, 2021

BARRIERS WOMEN FACE WHEN RUNNING FOR POLITICAL OFFICES

On July 29, 2021, The Canadian High Commission and Media Focus on Africa engaged in discussions with Ms President participants who will be vying for elective seats in the 2022 elections in Kenya. Thes...

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#WeAreHiring

MFA is seeking to hire a qualified Office Assistant to support our Kenya Office

Visit our website to find out more & apply:
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Deadline: Friday, January 14, 2022 https://t.co/GvXQEWEvmD
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Starting in 3 minutes. Kindly join us

Link: https://t.co/fScrZNzdft
Meeting ID: 835 6638 3085
Passcode: 721308

#SheCanLead #ElectionsKE2022 #EqualityMatters #CFLI https://t.co/WnxO4sB8DK
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West Pokot & Nyandarua Counties Battle on for Gender Balance in Elective Politics

Join the #WomenConnect conversation this Friday, 1-2pm.

Link: https://t.co/fScrZNzdft
Meeting ID: 835 6638 3085
Passcode: 721308

#SheCanLead #ElectionsKE2022 #EqualityMatters #CFLI

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Happening today. Join us for this important #WomenConnect conversation from 1pm to 2pm.

Link: https://t.co/fScrZNhBQT

Meeting ID: 835 6638 3085

Passcode: 721308 https://t.co/WnxO4sSJvi
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West Pokot & Nyandarua Counties Battle on for Gender Balance in Elective Politics

Join the #WomenConnect conversation this Friday, 1-2pm.

Link: https://t.co/fScrZNzdft
Meeting ID: 835 6638 3085
Passcode: 721308

#SheCanLead #ElectionsKE2022 #EqualityMatters #CFLI

Kindly Share https://t.co/lEjBpl7nrR

Happening now. Watch LIVE https://t.co/YFo9DA56Sb

#UgandaMediaWeek21 https://t.co/8juxzxX9yx
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We are glad to present to you the Uganda Media Week for the Third Year running in Partnership with @KasUganda @dw_akademie @AKUMediaFutures

HOW DO WE NAVIGATE THROUGH THE OBSTACLES IN UGANDA'S JOURNALISM?
#UgandaMediaWeek21
#UgandaMediaWeek21
#UgandaMediaWeek21 https://t.co/VGhB3v2HLm

4. Has her senior position as Speaker of a County Assembly helped make it easier for the Pokot Community to relate to women leadership?

Join the conversation tomorrow, 1-2pm

#WomenConnect #SheCanLead #ElectionsKE2022 #EqualityMatters #CFLI https://t.co/KZf9ssEQzq

Twitter Uganda


What have you done to ensure your child is safe while they are exposed to media gadgets or even their presence on social media?
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#MediaMattersUG #Children #Uganda https://t.co/WiRmgKNzNl
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Has the media really done its part in ensuring inclusion of #PeopleWithDisability especially regarding their integration in all aspects of the society? Be it political, social, economic and cultural activities. Are they fully covered?
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What do you see when you turn on your TV or radio, open a newspaper or your social media timeline? Do the images, narratives and messages convey your voice? How are you represented among the people who shape this media content?
#GenderInclusion #MediaMattersUG https://t.co/pFIvxQEUGR
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Research shows that from a young age, children are influenced by the gendered stereotypes that the media presents to them! What and how can the media ensure gender equality without misrepresentation?
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According to statistics, a number of African countries obtain a high level of human rights violations since 2014! press freedom, civil liberties, political freedoms, human trafficking, political prisoners, incarceration, religious persecution and torture
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Accountability in Journalism builds a society in which the powerful are accountable to the public, where relevant information is shared and explained. This is promoted through an independent and diverse media landscape, with quality journalism adhering to ethical standards. https://t.co/8nai5rlPP3 MFAUganda photo