WINGS #27-17 Mama FM
Uganda Media Women's Association's long-running community radio station
Uploaded: 23 Oct, 2017
Recording Date: 19 Oct, 2017
Recording Location: Kampala, Uganda; Denman Island BC, Canada
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #27-17 Mama FM
Description: Starting in 2001, the Uganda Media Women's Association decided to address the lack of women's issues and voices on the air by creating their own radio station. 60% of positions at the station are filled by women and girls. Discussion of what the station does for the community and station participants, and how they do it.
Host(s): Ndagire Laila
Featured Speakers/Guests: Margaret Sentamu Masagazi, Executive Director of UMWA; Catherine Apalat, Programs Manager; Josephine Babirye, woman leader Rubaga North; Diana Nayebare, radio guest and local businesswoman; Olivia Nakasujja, Assistant News Editor and Justine Nakamya the radio engineer Mama Fm; Betty Miiro, Sports Journalist; Hilda Namara, News Anchor; Robinah Nanfuka, Presenter Children’s Program; Stella Naluwuge, young student with a disability; Joan Nankya the fundraising officer of Mama Fm.
Credits: Produced by Laila Ndagire for WINGS. Translation, Recheal Akello. Series producer, Frieda Werden
Comments: Suggested re-air use: World Radio Day, February 13, 2018
NewsType: Weekly Program
Arts and Culture > Radio Arts
Regional > Africa
Politics > Feminism
Science and Technology
Spirituality and Religion
Society and Culture > Women