Staff Profiles

Dr. Kennedy Ramojela

Dr Kennedy Ramojela- University of Botswana Lecturer

Faculty of Humanities

Media Studies


Location: 247/225
Phone: 355 5290
Email Dr. Kennedy Ramojela

PhD in Media and Communication, 2017 - RMIT University, Melbourne - Australia

Master of Visual and Media Arts, 2006 - Emerson College, Boston - USA

Bachelor of Arts (Television Broadcasting & Production) - Columbia College, Chicago - USA

Dr Ramojela holds a PhD in Media and Communication from RMIT University. He spent his first year of doctoral studies at the University of Southampton, UK persuing film and broadcasting studies. He also holds a Master in Visual and Media Arts from Emerson College, Boston - USA, as well as Television Broadcasting and Production from Columbia College, Chicago - USA. Dr Ramojela is currently teaching in the Department of Media Studies at the University of Botswana. As a professional scholar, Dr Ramojela has participated in local and international productions. The most outstanding production that he worked on as a line - producer was 'Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement' documentary in Botswana in 2018. Dr Ramojela is passionate in seeing the local film and television bridging the gap and being recognized by the international community.  He presented papers and moderated at media conferences both locally and internationally.   He moderated at Botswana Communication Regulatory Authority's  conference titled,  'The future of broadcasting in the era of emerging technologies'.  Dr Ramojela presented his paper on 'Children's television content in Botswana: Policy and regulation in a developing country'  at the Sixth International Conference on Social Science and Education at Cornell University, New York - USA.  His documentary on 'Love killings in Botswana" premiered at Roxbury Film Festival, Boston

Dr Ramojela is engaged in teaching both theoretical and practical courses in the Department of Media Studies.  His courses include: Introduction to Film and video; Basics of television production; Basics of Video Production; TV & Video Drama Scripting & Production; Television News Scriptwriting and Production; Television & Video Documentary Scriptwrting and Production, Current Cinema.  Dr Ramojela also guides and supervises final year students' projects.

Dr Ramojela research interests interests include:

Broadcasting policies and regulations

The effects of digital media on traditional media

The relationship between media and sports

Media management in developing countries

Children's television policy and production

Film and television content reception

Film Distribution and Exhibition

Film policy, national and global

The interests of youth on social media


Media landscape in Botswana

Film and television industry in Africa

Newsroom management and news presentation

Challenges of journalism in Botswana

Television and media regulation in Africa

Ramojela, K., 2019, ‘Bishop Setlalekgosi’s funeral: We celebrate his life’, DVD, Gaborone   

Ramojela, K., 2019, ‘University of Botswana: Faculty of medicine’, DVD, University of Botswana, Gaborone.

Ramojela, K., 2018, ‘Botswana’s presidential transition: From Ian Khama to Mokgweetsi Masisi, television program, BBC World, London

Ramojela, K. (2018). Developmental Journalism: A media landscape in Botswana, Botswana Investment & Trade Centre media conference, Gaborone

Ramojela, K. (2018). Local film and television content: Challenges and opportunities in Botswana, Botswana National Youth Council film and television festival, Gaborone

Ramojela, K. (2014). Children’s television content in Botswana: Policy and regulations in a developing country, The ‘Sixth International Conference on Social Science and Education’, Cornell University, New York

Ramojela, K., 2006, ‘Killing in the name of love: A Botswana story', DVD, Roxbury Film Festival, Boston

In pursuit of academic excellence