Mandela Day 2016

KAS Media Africa spent the day at the Outreach Foundation in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, which offers a range of arts and educational support programmes to the inner-city community. Together with the staff of the German Embassy in Pretoria, the team laid a new lawn, painted a community workshop space and cooked for the youth and Mandela Day workers. more…


Social Media Conference Uganda

The 2nd annual KAS Social Media Conference is taking place on 19th July in Kampala, Uganda. It brings together key stakeholders from academia, government, civil society and the media to discuss opportunities and challenges of social media and to assess how it is shaping Uganda's political and social landscape. more…

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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…



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Previous events

June 29 - July 1

Radio Days Africa 2016

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


Rhodes public lecture

Defending our freedom of expression starts with knowledge of media law

The author of the KAS Media Law Handbook series, Justine Limpitlaw, gave a public lecture this week at Rhodes University in Grahamstown on key media law trends on the sub-continent. On the initiative of the [...] more…

KAS Media Africa Scholarship 2017: Call for applications

KAS Media Africa is offering a university scholarship to a promising, young (under 30) sub-Saharan African journalist to do a full-time Honours or Masters Degree at the University of Witwatersrand's Journalism Programme in [...] more…

Mandela Day 2016

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead,” said Nelson Mandela. In remembrance of his [...] more…

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