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

| July 26, 2022

Training and Dialogue wrap-up

We had successful regional dialogues – reporting on digital inclusion. 96 journalists from the 3 regions participated (Lira 40, Gulu 31, Arua 25). We believe there will be a digital revolution i...

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| July 21, 2022

Journalists’ training on digital inclusion

On igniting the journey to the Uganda Media Week, we commenced with regional dialogues and trainings with journalists in Arua, Gulu and Lira! We have realised that there is need to increase reporting ...

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| July 15, 2022

Roxana from DW-Akademie pays a courtesy visit to MFA Uganda

At MFA Uganda, we hosted Roxana Craciun from DW-Akademie at our offices in the Innovation village. She had a photo opportunity with the team after a courtesy visit. DW-Akademie has partnered with Medi...

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Updates from Uganda & Kenya

Facebook Kenya

Join #MsPresident Season 1 winner @OketchAmondi this Monday the 15th at 8.00am only on @RadioNamLolwe as she discusses the performance of female candidates in the 2022 August Elections. #MsPresident #SheCanLead #SheLeadsNow ... See MoreSee Less
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The women of #MsPresident Season 2 reminding us that having creative skills can come quite in handy, especially during presentations. If you missed out on last week's episode, you can watch it here: youtu.be/UXy05i0gyZ0#MsPresident #SheCanLead #SheLeadsNow ... See MoreSee Less
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We had successful regional dialogues - reporting on digital inclusion. 96 journalists from the 3 regions participated (Lira 40, Gulu 31, Arua 25). We believe there will be a digital revolution in news dissemination in these areas. @MFAUganda partnered with @cipesa.stories via #ADRF#UgandaMediaWeek2022#MediaMattersUG#Digitalinclusion ... See MoreSee Less
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Twitter Kenya

Join #MsPresident Season 1 winner @OketchAmondi this Monday the 15th at 8.00am only on @RadioNamLolwe as she discusses the performance of female candidates in the 2022 August Elections.

#MsPresident #SheCanLead #SheLeadsNow https://t.co/e0bnGzdtcp
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The women of #MsPresident Season 2 reminding us that having creative skills can come quite in handy, especially during presentations.

If you missed out on last week's episode, you can watch it here: https://t.co/4bT5d366We

#MsPresident #SheCanLead #SheLeadsNow https://t.co/7kOsUZQpFM
Meet #MsPresident Agatha Mukami. She is a visionary and is currently running for MCA on an independent ticket in the forthcoming general election at Huruma ward in Uasin Gishu.

Read more about her story here: https://t.co/zUHOcVoe4f

#MsPresident #SheCanLead https://t.co/cuB9kMuOsR
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Did you miss yesterday's exciting episode of #MsPresident? The women got to walk a mile in a President's shoes while tackling period poverty.

You can watch the whole episode here: https://t.co/4bT5d366We

#SheCanLead #SheLeadsNow https://t.co/YGGNTsTn58
To wrap up the episode, the judges also asked the contestants to choose 3 women they think should stay in the Academy. The women chose @ashura_michael, @duchessofkabete and @MuchunkuKawira.

#MsPresident #SheCanLead #SheLeadsNow https://t.co/1Xv4tsgmuR
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We have had to say goodbye to Esha Mohammed, Nassim Jahamgir and Madina Yunis.

#MsPresident #SheCanLead #SheLeadsNow https://t.co/TtYxihB9Aq
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Twitter Uganda

🇰🇪Our comrades in #Kenya, as you exercise your rights to democracy, we wish you a peaceful election.
#KenyaDecides #PeacefulElections2022 #KenyaDecides2022 @Media_Focus https://t.co/EanMHmGaYR
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Based on the pre and post evaluation forms that were filled in by the journalists during the training, there was an increase in knowledge on reporting on digital inclusion! We now look forward to their new stories #NorthernUganda
#ADRF #MediaMattersUG #Dialogues #Digitalinclusion https://t.co/kAyhRqlUtw
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Earlier today, @MFAUganda participated at the training to strengthen collaboration between CSOs and Media organized by @wougnet https://t.co/2dn2tTj9Mu MFAUganda photo
#MsPresident! 🇰🇪 We are watching! good luck to our presidential candidates https://t.co/fPQJWMRI7W
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Tonight on a new episode of #MsPresident, the women tackle yet another interesting assignment. Who will come out on top? Whose journey to becoming the next Ms President will be over?

Find out tonight only on @ktnhome_ from 8 pm

#SheCanLead #SheLeadsNow https://t.co/3i82K3Kod7