Our Partners

We are building local and global partnerships to strengthen the media sector in East Africa and create a community of media innovators and practitioners, investors, techies, academics and NGOs with a passion for quality journalism.



Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) is the premier source of education and tailored training for journalists, communicators and media executives in East Africa and beyond. GSMC helps individuals to transform their careers and organizations to seize on opportunities and reap the benefits of innovation.​
AKU GSMC Homepage

DW Akademie

DW Akademie is Deutsche Welle’s center for international media development, journalism training and knowledge transfer. DW Akademie strengthens the human right to freedom of expression. Together with partners, it plays a leading role in the development of free media systems, creating access to information, setting standards for education and independent journalism.
DW Akademie homepage

KfW Development Bank

KfW Development Bank is one of the world’s leading and most experienced promotional banks. As an integral part of the KfW Group, it carries out Germany’s Financial Cooperation with developing and emerging countries on behalf of the Federal Government. Its goal is to combat poverty, secure the peace, protect the environment and the climate and make globalisation fair.

Media Challenge Initiative

Media Challenge Initiative is a youth-driven nonprofit based in Kampala, Uganda dedicated to building the next generation of journalists in Uganda and Africa who are skilled in knowledge and solutions-based journalism. MCI envisions an empowered generation of critical journalists who advance positive development social change and challenge narratives through their journalism.

Ennovate Hub

Ennovate Hub is an impact innovation hub with physical spaces in Dar-es-salaam and Mwanza. Born out of the desire to support emerging entrepreneurs, We provide top level business incubation and growth accelerator support to tech startups in Tanzania and across Africa.www.ennovatehub.com