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

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| May 16, 2022

Media Focus on Africa Launches Ms President Season 2 Leadership Academy

Media Focus on Africa has launched the Ms President Season 2 Leadership Academy at Desmond Tutu Conference Center in Nairobi. After successfully conducting auditions across the country, Media Focus on...

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| March 28, 2022

Countrywide Auditions for Ms President Season 2 Kick Off

  Auditions for the second season of Ms President Reality TV show have kicked off with over 300 women getting a shot at being the first female President of the republic of Kenya following succes...

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| March 22, 2022

TO BREAK THE BIAS IS TO CHALLENGE MALE PRIVILEGE

In August 2019 an incident captured national attention:  Kwale County Woman MP Zuleikha Hassan forced her way into the National Assembly’s main chamber with her infant, something Standing Orders of...

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#Journalism should empower citizens. If it is not, then you have no right to demand #PressFreedom - @RosemaryKemigisha of @UHRC_UGANDA at the #WorldPressFreedomDay2022 #mediamattersug ... See MoreSee Less
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Women need to take up leadership positions in organizations @UNHumanRightsUG #WPFD2022 #PressFreedom #journalism ... See MoreSee Less
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#SHULE ! Better #apply! You could be the next to save journalism/journalists from the digital siegeOur Masters in Digital Journalism programme gave Wanja Mungai a different perspective on her #journalism career, equipping her with #multimedia #storytelling skills. Watch her story 📹 youtu.be/F2SgjVdmlXc📌ADMISSIONS ARE OPENVisit www.aku.edu/admissions/ma-digital-journalism/Pages/home.aspx for more information ... See MoreSee Less
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🇺🇬🇺🇬At the World Press Freedom Day celebrations, Ms. Rosemary Kemigisha notes that using internet shutdowns as a way of limiting the Press is related to hitting a mosquito with a hammer as it causes collateral damage to the state#WPFD2022 #mediamattersug ... See MoreSee Less
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Twitter Kenya

The afternoon session is one that is not only important for a woman looking to get into the leadership and political space but for anyone looking to nurture a healthy relationship with oneself.

@AmisaRashid taking the women through Mental Wellness. #MsPresident https://t.co/7EhgzFIGMB
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Be authentic in your advocacy for inequality. If you are going to speak up about issues that affect a particular group of people, have them in the room. Create solutions together with them ~ @joannekuria

#MsPresident #MsPresidentAcademy #SheCanLead https://t.co/abJpUuLwdH
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To grasp the gravity of income disparity, a report by @Oxfam stated that if the two richest men sat on top of all their money stacked in 100 dollar bills, they would be in outer space. In comparison, the middle class would be at chair height and most people would be on the floor https://t.co/XoesPP8zVs Media_Focus photo
Here is why you should worry about debt and its impact on equality. Our government tends to increase indirect taxes to reduce the national debt. This primarily impacts low-income households which consist of women and youth.

#MsPresident #MsPresidentAcademy #SheCanLead https://t.co/tH9UKc9I6E
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Trivia question of the day: Out of the 193 countries worldwide, how many women are currently heads of state or government?

#MsPresident #MsPresidentAcademy #SheCanLead

Twitter Uganda

#Journalists, as you charge yourselves up to demand for #rights. Be ready to take on the responsibility that comes along with them! - @Akeda3 of @NationMediaGrp @DailyMonitor

#WorldPressFreedomDay2022 #WPFD #MediaMattersUG #journalism https://t.co/qIlvYCQv69
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