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Fredrick Ogenga

Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar

    Term

    September 6, 2016 — November 23, 2016

    Professional affiliation

    Associate Professor of Media and Security Studies, Rongo University and Founding Director, Center for Media, Democracy, Peace & Security (CMDPS).

    Wilson Center Projects

    Philosophising Alternative Pan-African Media And Society Approaches To Countering Female Violent Extremism In Kenya For Peace And Security

    Full Biography

    Prof. Fredrick Ogenga is an Associate Professor of Media and Security Studies, Rongo University and Founding Director, Center for Media, Democracy, Peace & Security (CMDPS) both at Rongo University, Kenya. He also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of The Peacemaker Corps Foundation Kenya. Prof. Ogenga is a former Southern Voices for Peacebuilding Scholar, Wilson Center, Africa Peacebuilding Network Grantee, and Boston University's Africa Studies Center Visiting Researcher. His latest contributions include the book, Peace Journalism in East Africa: A Manual for Media Practitioners, and two book chapters: “Can African Centered Reporting Solve Terror Threats in the New World Order” (2019), and “Institutional Designs, Democracy and Peacebuilding in Africa” (2020). published by Zed Books 2020.

    He was a Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar at the Wilson Center.

    Major Publications

    Ogenga, F. 2015. From al-Qaeda to al-Shabaab: The Global and Local Implications of Terror in Kenya and East Africa. Africa Journal of Democracy and Governance. Vol 2 Issue 3 & 4, 2015.

    Ogenga, F. 2014. Assessing Peace Journalism on Kenya Television Network’s Diaspora Voices in the 2013 Elections. Africa Journal of Democracy and Governance, Vol. 1 No 2.

    Ogenga, F. 2014. Visual Semiotics and the National Flag: a Kenyan Perspective of Anglo-American Globecultural Domination through Mainstream Music Videos. Semiotica, 2014; 202: 533 – 553.