Juma Kasadha is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Media and Communication at City University of Hong Kong. And also Visiting Research Assistant at the United Nations University-Computing & Society-Macao. He has over nine years of active print journalism experience; three years working with radio stations and over five years of teaching journalism related courses at different Universities in Uganda.

As a professional photographer and journalist, Kasadha was among the selected 15 photographers who traversed Northern Uganda, a once war-torn region for over two decades to tell communities’ stories of socioeconomic and political hope through photography. Photographic works involve projects done for United Nations Agencies in Uganda under the Northern Uganda Early Recovery Project. Some of his works were exhibited at 2011 CHOGM in Australia-Perth. He has also participated in numerous contests globally.

Kasadha’s research interests are in new media technologies, citizen political engagement, health communication, journalism political communication and film studies. In 2015, he authored and published Uganda’s first book on its mushrooming film industry.

Academic Background

  • 2020 Ph.D. Candidate (Media & Communication)       
  • 2015 Post Graduate Diploma in Management & Teaching at H.E 
  • 2014 MA. Communication and Media Studies                                 
  • 2011 BSc. Mass Communication.