Category : MCI Projects

Joel Ssenyonyi- NTV and Power Fm Media Personality  shares his life story: An amazing  journey of a media Career
Joel Ssenyonyi- NTV and Power Fm Media Personality shares his life story: An amazing journey of a media Career

Media Challenge Academy had an opportunity to host Joel Ssenyonyi of NTV and Power FM to share his Journalism career journey during the #SaturdaySpeakerSeries with the trainees at the Academy.

Saturday Speaker Series with Anita Muwanguzi
Saturday Speaker Series with Anita Muwanguzi

Social media took center stage at  Saturday’s  Speaker  Series  session  with 104.4  Power  FM’s  News Anchor Anita Muwanguzi.  Weighing   social media’s  importance and impact in  today’s society. “(I love twitter ) because It is real time,” said Anita Muwanguzi, guest speaker and  Award Winner with African Centre For Media Excellence The …

Launch of Media Challenge Project 2017
Launch of Media Challenge Project 2017

Konrad Adeneaur Stiftung  (KAS)  Country Director in Uganda, Mathias Kamp, has stressed the need for more practical training for journalists in the budding stage to avoid a communication crisis in the country. While speaking at the launch of Media Challenge Project 2017, Kamp said that there’s a need to distinguish…

GENDER PREJUDICE, A HE AND SHE CONCERN
GENDER PREJUDICE, A HE AND SHE CONCERN

By Kizito Angella N:  A writer , A feminist. Prejudice; an unreasonable dislike of or preference for a person or group based on race, religion or sex (Hornby, 2000). According to Mosse and Julia Cleves in their publication “Half the World Half a chance,” Gender is defined as the social…

The silent killer: rethinking safety on boda-bodas

Many times when we use a boda bodas-motorbike taxis, we ignore our safety responsibility as passengers.After witnessing a helmented boda boda rider racing on high speed skillfully between cars, changing lanes on a congested highway, with a passenger clinging on the back, all the on lookers were sympathetic and terrified of what was to befall the innocent passenger. It was clear the rider was about to cause an accident from his perceived demonstration of skillful act in riding the bike. This is w

Home of the Media Challenge Initiative
Home of the Media Challenge Initiative

MCI is a non-profit, building the next generation of journalists in Africa, through training, mentorship & experiential peer-to-peer learning  

The Inter-institutional Media Challenge (IMC) Season 4
The Inter-institutional Media Challenge (IMC) Season 4

IMC is an annual media challenge for Universities/Institutes offering Journalism and Mass Communication as a major course in Uganda. 

Uganda Christian University, UMCAT students shine at Inter- Institutional Media Challenge 2014
Uganda Christian University, UMCAT students shine at Inter- Institutional Media Challenge 2014

First published on campustimesug Third season of what has now become an annual event- the Inter Institutional Media Challenge 2014 happened on 8th November 2014. The teams were impressive.

Media Mentorship Programme
Media Mentorship Programme

THE PROGRAM This is a year-long mentorship program pairing journalism students with professionals in the media industry based on areas of interest to offer students a breakthrough into the industry as well as develop their career network in Uganda. MMP provides a structured setting to develop beneficial one-on-one relationships between…

The Media Challenge Academy
The Media Challenge Academy

The Media Challenge Academy/HUB is a media space created with an aim of providing media students a platform to get hands on practice through training, mentorship and experiential peer to peer learning.