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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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| August 16, 2021

Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellowship 2022 for Journalists

The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships for Journalists from Developing Countries are aimed at providing fellows with experience in reporting, writing and editing that will enhance future professional...

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| August 16, 2021

Community Media Fund

The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) and the Ford Foundation have partnered to establish a Community Media Fund (CMF) providing critical philanthropic support to enhance citizens’ access to ...

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| August 16, 2021

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship

The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program is an annual international exchange program that offers democracy activists, journalists, civil society leaders, and scholars from around the world the opp...

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Going beyond training, the 2 day #WomenConnect forum went deep into analyzing voting trends of the areas the women are running, mapping out strongholds, devising strategies & understanding the electoral environment. #ElectionsKE2022 #SheCanLead #EqualityMatters #CFLI #CanadaFund https://t.co/b93jD7GcqI https://t.co/3Y1PNwVyIn
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We have organized our 1st 2021 #WomenConnect physical event. A networking, capacity building and mentorship forum for 2022 Aspirants from Kajiado, Narok, West Pokot and Nyandarua counties. #ElectionsKE2022 #SheCanLead #EqualityMatters #CFLI #CanadaFund https://t.co/vAq9uzVPWi

The #WomenConnect forum brings together women from all walks of life & experiences. Former MPs & MCAs, Many times & 1st time aspirants, professionals & businesswomen e.t.c. all working towards getting elected in 2022 #ElectionsKE2022 #SheCanLead #EqualityMatters #CFLI #CanadaFund https://t.co/b93jD7GcqI https://t.co/3V4rFd9TN4
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Media Focus on Africa @Media_Focus
We have organized our 1st 2021 #WomenConnect physical event. A networking, capacity building and mentorship forum for 2022 Aspirants from Kajiado, Narok, West Pokot and Nyandarua counties. #ElectionsKE2022 #SheCanLead #EqualityMatters #CFLI #CanadaFund https://t.co/vAq9uzVPWi

We have organized our 1st 2021 #WomenConnect physical event. A networking, capacity building and mentorship forum for 2022 Aspirants from Kajiado, Narok, West Pokot and Nyandarua counties. #ElectionsKE2022 #SheCanLead #EqualityMatters #CFLI #CanadaFund https://t.co/vAq9uzVPWi Media_Focus photo

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Women in marginalized areas are increasingly exposed to Gender
Based Violence during the Covid-19 pandemic. We need to #ActAgainstGBV https://t.co/yFfUzoXpyz
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The Covid-19 lockdowns and curfews have exposed young girls to
their aggressors, resulting in high rape numbers, pregnancies and cases of
aggravated assault. #ACTagainstGBV https://t.co/LS4AryQUjx
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According to Ugandan Law, a person in a domestic relationship who engages in #domesticviolence commits an offence and is liable to a fine or imprisonment not exceeding 2 years. #ACTagainstGBV https://t.co/rz99JYH9lC MFAUganda photo

The Covid-19 inspired lockdowns and curfews have led to an increase in cases of Gender Based Violence and teenage pregnancies. We believe things can change for the better if we all #ACTagainstGBV. Let’s Abide by the law, Call for help and Talk about it within our communities. https://t.co/vHFfo6YGYP MFAUganda photo

Media practitioners in Uganda operate
in an unfriendly environment characterized
by frequent acts of intimidation and threats.
- Reporters without borders 2020
@AKUMediaFutures @nbstv https://t.co/wKAmyBulTb
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Media houses are subject to political and economic pressure given the fact that there exists an understanding of the role of media as the purveyor of public information! This could null the freedom of speech
#MediaViability🇺🇬 #MediaMatters https://t.co/TFFIn2Ltcc
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