Paula Fray
Paula Fray is a leading media trainer and coach who works across Africa and the Middle East. The former regional director for Inter Press Service Africa, she is the CEO of the pan-African communications company frayintermedia, which has worked to improve the quality of journalism in Africa since 2005.
C-19: In South Africa, rule of law questioned

C-19: In South Africa, rule of law questioned

The tenth of April 2020 was a warm autumn day, and Collins Khosa, 40, was sitting in his yard at his home in the Far East Bank of Alexandra township in northern Johannesburg, enjoying a glass of beer. But then South African National Defence Force members tasked with enforcing the lockdown found him.

Challenges and hope for Africa’s media sustainability

Challenges and hope for Africa’s media sustainability

African media: where to? High data costs, internet shutdowns, fake news and constant technological disruptions are plaguing Africa’s media. Yet many in the sector are hopeful Across the African continent, media are looking at ways to remain relevant in an age when technological disruptions have upended the business models for the sector. They are not […]

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Valuing women and girls

Valuing women and girls

Despite conflicting legislation, the practices of female genital mutilation and child marriage are on the wane as a result of the AU’s continental approach to eradicating them More than 700 million women and girls alive today were married before their 18th birthday....

Forging a bright future

Forging a bright future

The AU’s Agenda 2063 is an ambitious document underpinned by political commitment, but the real work lies in implementation Agenda 2063, a detailed roadmap for the Africa Union (AU), is an ambitious document. In the words of the outgoing AU Commission chairperson, Dr...

Paula Fray
Paula Fray is a leading media trainer and coach who works across Africa and the Middle East. The former regional director for Inter Press Service Africa, she is the CEO of the pan-African communications company frayintermedia, which has worked to improve the quality of journalism in Africa since 2005.
Valuing women and girls

Valuing women and girls

Despite conflicting legislation, the practices of female genital mutilation and child marriage are on the wane as a result of the AU’s continental approach to eradicating them More than 700 million women and girls alive today were married before their 18th birthday....

Forging a bright future

Forging a bright future

The AU’s Agenda 2063 is an ambitious document underpinned by political commitment, but the real work lies in implementation Agenda 2063, a detailed roadmap for the Africa Union (AU), is an ambitious document. In the words of the outgoing AU Commission chairperson, Dr...