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Media Focus on Africa designs and produces locally contextualised media programmes for social change. Multi-media campaigns that simultaneously harness the potential of television, radio, print, mobile phones, and the Internet. These campaigns are combined with a strategy to strengthen the capacity of key actors who are able to influence the behaviour, beliefs and perceptions of the public at large.

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MFA is organising monthly media roundtables that bring together media practitioners, academics, civil society, students and the general public to discuss the role of the media in enhancing development.
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A project that uses radio programmes with outreach and online social networking to create learning platform for girls in three slum areas of Nairobi, Kenya
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In 2006 MFA developed a first multimedia leadership campaign, dubbed ‘The Annual Kenyan Leadership Month in the Media’ ( ‘Uongozi bora ni Maendaleo’).
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A project to create cooperation between the youth and the elders in peace and development activities.
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A peace campaign and award to encourage and map peace initiatives across Kenya on an on-line platform with the aim to strengthen the peace-building capacity of Kenyan citizens.
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Mobile reporters give a voice to Kenyan voters. The use of mobile phones enables reporters to document ignored issues, and raise marginalized voices.
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Ahead of Uganda's 2011 general elections, Media Focus on Africa implemented a national media campaign to sensitise and mobilise voters across the country.
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MFA produced a series of radio programmes with Ghetto Radio and girls from the slums of Kibera, Mathare and Mukuru. The girls participated in the production of the radio...

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In November 2010 The Team received an award for Best Film in the Human Security category on the We the People Film Festival in London. The festival screens films addressing...
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For the past 4 years, Media Focus on Africa (MFA) has been facilitating inter-ethnic community dialogue sessions among the youths across the country, based on the drama...

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One month to the general elections, Media Focus on Africa (MFA) together with Search for Common Ground (SFCG) trained 55 radio presenters and producers on reporting conflict...

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Media focus on Africa held its last public media roundtable focusing on the elections at Nairobi’s French Cultural Centre on April this year, just one month after the...

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This is Reject Magazine's coverage of an Editors Forum organized by Media Focus on Africa (MFA), ARTICLE19 and the