Fredrick Ogenga is Associate Professor of Media and Security Studies at Rongo University and Founding Director of the Center for Media, Democracy, Peace and Security. He is also President and CEO of the Peacemakers Corps Foundation, Kenya. Ogenga is a 2014 Africa Peacebuilding Network Grantee and 2016 Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar, Washington DC. He is a former Visiting Researcher at the African Studies Center at Boston University and at the Institute of Policy Research at University of Bath. Ogenga was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Witwatersrand and has widely published in the areas of media, peace and security. Currently, he champions African Peace Journalism through Pan-African institutional approaches to media and peacebuilding in Africa grounded in the philosophies of Utu (humanity), Umoja (Unity), and Harambee (collective responsibility) all of which are in his latest edited book Peace Journalism in East Africa: A Manual for Media Practitioners (Routledge 2019). Ogenga has developed a new MSc and PhD program in Media and Security Studies at Rongo University through the Center for Media, Democracy, Peace and Security.