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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 has continued to organise public forums and trainings in different Counties that bring together media practitioners, government representatives, academics,civil society and the general public to discuss the role of the media in enhancing development.
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A drama series for social change: Building peace and reconciliation in Northern Uganda through film and dialogue
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A multimedia leadership campaign in Kenya.
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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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In collaboration with Butterfly Works, MFA implemented an SMS campaign that measured the political temperature in the running up to the 2007 Kenya general elections.
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MFA is training journalists in Nyandarua,Taita Taveta and Narok Counties to understand and report on budgets and resource management in their counties. MFA aims to inspire...

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In the run-up to the 2013 general elections in Kenya, Media focus on Africa worked with Prof. Susan Benesch of The World Policy Institute in a project aimed at...

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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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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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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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With our partners Butterfly work and Ushahidi we developed an online platform for the the Unsung peace heroes campaign using the mapping tool of Ushahidi. People could use...