Church and Media – development partners

Church and Media panellists, Dr Andre’ September (left), Dr Audrin Mathe (right), with Ms. Elma Dienda, Gender Coordinator of the Namibian Catholic Bishops Conference, Professor Jairos Kangira from UNAM and  Mr. Mika Mäkinen, communications director of the Helsinki Deaconess Institute. Namibian churches recognise the importance and power of the media as it informs, educates, raises awareness and shapes public opinion. Both Church and Media are critical stakeholders and agents for the country’s socio-economic development. These conclusions were made in a successful communications seminar that was held in Windhoek this week.