Past Events



How to build and sustain a startup community


Our new talk series, #ConversationsAtMiC, seeks to explore and tackle issues, challenges, and opportunities within the media startup industry. The series aims to invite guests who would empower media startups to grow and develop further.




An analysis of the 2020/2021 Innovators-In-Residence call for applications


The Media Innovation Centre analyzed the applications to demonstrate the need for Media Innovation support in the region and a call to organisations, governments, and philanthropists to fund media start-ups in East Africa through grants.




The Innovators in Residence: 2021 Cohort kick off their residency trainings


Other than the grant, we saw it best to provide a vast set of trainings that will equip the founders with the necessary knowledge and skills to run their business.




Innovators-in-Residence: Sifting process starts after a record 250 applications submitted


The Media Innovation Centre (MiC) has today begun sifting through the 250 applications submitted for the 2020/2021 Innovators-In-Residence (IiR) program advertised early September.




Media Innovation Center Hosts Inaugural Fireside Chat


Held on September 26th, Professor Bitange Ndemo gave an insightful and eye opening talk on: “The nexus of technology, media and storytelling in the age of digital disruption and economic uncertainty”




Media Start-Ups Set to Benefit from Ksh 6 Million Grant


The Aga Khan University (AKU) Media Innovation Center has announced a Ksh 6 million grant in support of three winning ideas across East Africa.




Media Reflections 2019


Corruption, Climate change, identity politics, the missed big stories and the coverage of societal issues at personal levels dominated the media diet in the year 2019.




How Media Start-ups can attract & impact Investors





Kenya Media Predictions Report Launched 2020





Three day boot camp in IP in Media and Journalism


The Aga Khan University (AKU) Media Innovation Center hosted interested media practitioners and individuals for a 3 day IP in Media and Journalism boot camp.