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Video: E-lection Bridge Africa 2016

Watch the Video of KAS Media Africa's recent E-lection Bridge conference in Accra. Over 50 participants from 15 African countries came together to exchange their ideas on political campaigning. Ghana is holding presidential elections in November, making it an interesting environment for discussing successful campaigning. more…

E-lection Bridge Africa in Ghana

E-lection Bridge Africa is one of the biggest conferences for political campaigning on the continent. For its sixth edition, over 50 participants from 15 African countries came together in Accra to discuss among each other and with their German counterparts. One of the guests from Germany: Dr. Klaus Schüler, General Manager of Germany’s ruling party CDU. more…

#AfricaBlogging at re:publica TEN

A group of 15 bloggers from #AfricaBlogging, a network for political bloggers from sub-Saharan Africa, went to Berlin to visit Europe’s largest conference for bloggers and digital experts, re:publica TEN. During a panel on "Social Media Shutdowns and Elections in Africa", three bloggers discussed the implications of online regulation in their countries. more…



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June 29 - July 1

Radio Days Africa 2016

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Previous events

May 16 - 19

E-lection Bridge Africa

Apr. 28 - May 5
Study and Information Program

Study and Dialogue Programme for Bloggers and Journalists from Sub-Sahara Africa

Mar. 14 - 16

How to Teach Economic Journalism


African election campaign experts learning from each other

Sixth E-lection Bridge Africa in Ghana

Election campaigns in Africa have gone through a rapid process of professionalization. Just a few years ago many parties still structured their campaigns around one “strong man” as the main argument for voting for them. Today, [...] more…

#AfricaBlogging at re:publica TEN

Study and Dialogue Program explores digital Berlin

Celebrating its tenth consecutive year, re:publica - Europe’s largest conference for bloggers and digital experts – recently welcomed more than 7 000 participants from all over the world to Berlin. A group of 15 bloggers from [...] more…

Workshop African Economic Journalism in Nairobi

"How to teach Economic Journalism"

Stock prices, corporate balance sheets and inflation – these are the sort of topics that many journalists would prefer to avoid. Perhaps that is why business journalism is regarded as an unpopular specialization in Africa. But it [...] more…

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