Zambia hosts a media breakfast
AAH Zambia held a successful media breakfast in Lusaka that was attended by 11 journalists from local media houses from both broadcast and print media. Dr Clara Mbwili, AAH Zambia board member also attended the two-hour event.
Nicole Nakaonga, of 5FM radio said the event had given her an understanding of AAH Zambia's work. Another journalist, Maureen Mashewa of Komboni Radio said: “I am impressed by the work AAH Zambia is doing in the community. There is a lot to cover in the local press.”
Lameck Simwanza, AAH Zambia Country Director said the organisation was keen to work with the media. “We would like the media to be our partner. We have many stories of how our work is making a difference in the lives of communities that need to get out,” said Mr Simanza. A similar event was held in Kenya in July and was well attended by journalists.
AAH-I is heightening its media relations in its countries of operation and will be holding media related events. Media is a key channel for reaching the organisation's stakeholders to influence development debates.