Kesaasi Phionah
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  • Lucius Malembo
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  • Sohail Mahmood
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Kesaasi Phionah left a comment for Richard Close
"I missed this, avail me any further opportunities in future"
Jul 10, 2012
Kesaasi Phionah updated their profile
Jul 9, 2012
Kesaasi Phionah commented on Insight on Conflict's blog post West Africa: Guns in the wrong hands by Simon Akam
"Very insightful submission  "
Jul 9, 2012
Richard Close left a comment for Kesaasi Phionah
"Kasaasi We have been sponsored to do an International webinar on the Youth, Africa Internet and the lies of poverty. Thought you would be interested. Richard"
Jul 10, 2011
Kesaasi Phionah is now friends with Lucius Malembo and Dr. Jabeen Shauq
Jan 5, 2011
Kesaasi Phionah left a comment for Eve Williams
"Hello Eve am sorry that i saw ur message quite late. did u do any follow up to see if u got the admission?"
Sep 7, 2010
Kesaasi Phionah left a comment for Charles Bongomin
"Gr8 profile n CV u got. keep up the fight"
Jan 12, 2010

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Phionah Kesaasi is currently working with the Ministry of Gender, labour and Social Development under the Expanding Social Protection Programme a DFID and IRISH aid funded project as the SAGE Communications Officer. She loves the thrill of advocacy, strategic and critical thinking, on pertinent communication issues and crises.
Phionah is a trained communication professional with six years experience based on consistent work output managing government communication while working with the Uganda Media Centre, a Public Relations firm in the office of the president. She is a dynamic young woman who has written several articles that have been published in Uganda’s leading newspapers; New Vision, Daily Monitor, Observer promoting and explaining government policies and programmes that would have been otherwise misrepresented in the public arena.
She is also a member of several regional groupings including the Regional Multi-functional Youth Forum of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), the Pan African Youth Solidarity Movement, Initiatives of Change Movement, the Peace and Collaborative Development Network. Phionah studied at Makerere University where she obtained an honours degree in Mass Communication with a bias in Public Relations and Broadcasting. She is currently a graduate candidate of M.A in Peace and conflict studies from the same university. She has been involved in exchange studies in Berlin, Bonn and Phillips Universitat Marburg in Germany about the challenges and opportunities of development cooperation. She has been involved in panel discussions and delivered speeches in several youth conferences in different countries including; Benin Republic, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Kenya, Republic of South Africa among others.
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individual (professional)
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Congo, Sudan, Ivory Coast, Bennin
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Communications Officer with the Expanding Social Protection Programme ubder Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development
What is your personal or organizational website?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Education, Environment, Gender, Peacebuilding, Peacekeeping, Violence Prevention
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Research
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Still thinking of my research topic
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
i have written about the social, political and economic issues that have been published in the local Ugandan newspapers. My name can be googled and some of the publications will be available. However am in the process of creating my own blog.

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At 6:53pm on July 10, 2011, Richard Close said…
We have been sponsored to do an International webinar on the Youth, Africa Internet and the lies of poverty. Thought you would be interested.
At 4:16pm on October 30, 2009, Nyamishana Prudence said…
hey phionah are you well? i understand you did pcs last yeaar at muk want you to give me some tips.
At 10:31pm on September 5, 2008, Daniel ozoukou said…
Hi kes,
I was in uganda ENTEBBE last april 21-26 2008 for a training program on nonviolent conflict.It was very interesting.
let's keep in touch to share ideas and experience for also journalist at continental news and at the journal chretien of Paris.

political analyst
At 6:07pm on September 1, 2008, Nick Githuku said…
Hey Kesaasi! What about the LRA in the north...might be not...too far...a little too early although there are aspects of it that are pretty do-able and the beleagured peace deal that Kony's yet to accept...the strict stance taken by the international community vis-a-vis the willingness of Government of Uganda not to charge him with crimes against humanity...Your work with government could be a great source of in4...far fetched....? Thanks for accepting my request. My very best-Cheers!
At 8:52am on August 21, 2008, Enyi Anosike said…
Hey Kesaai.. actually been thinking of doing some work in the North of your beautiful country!.. hope we have many interesting conversations..
At 2:20pm on August 20, 2008, Kesaasi Phionah said…
Hello Erle Frayne Argonza is so nice to get a comment from you. you got a very wonderful page and i like the career zeal in u. please keep it up.Keep in touch. Bless
At 1:41pm on August 20, 2008, Erle Frayne Argonza said…
Hi Kesaasi! It's great to have you with our network,welcome! Pls join my circle of friends. You may also find my blog writes interesting. May you continue to succeed in your missions.
At 7:33pm on August 19, 2008, Joseph Anthony Migliore said…
Thank-you for accepting me as your friend, I look forward to hearing from you soon. All the best,
At 10:09am on August 19, 2008, Dennis Thokozani DLOMO said…
Dear Kesaasi,

I am very impressed by your dedication to the course and believe that we can exchange experiences in this field. I invite you to join my circle of friends. Best wishes, dtd
At 9:56pm on August 18, 2008, Joseph Anthony Migliore said…
I may have some ideas for your research, I'm pursuing my thesis with the International Conflict Resolution Dept. at my University on the West-Coast. Best Wishes,

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