Kagure Mugo

About the Author Kagure Mugo

Kagure Mugo is co founder and curator of HOLAAfrica!, writer, media consultant and wine bar arm chair philosopher.

Paula Madison co founder and consultant for The Africa Channel

Discop day 1: ‘Women need to take a seat at the media table and give a nod’

The representation and role of women in media is a contentious issue at best and borderline hopeless at worst. With films, music and TV often depicting women as tearing each other down, needing to be saved or simply playing a background role; the need to reconfigure how women are represented and stories are told within these public platforms is key, especially within the continent.