How Africa Tweets

Africa outstrips US and UK in using Twitter for political conversations

A study by Portland Communications analysed 1.6 billion tweets and the top 5,000 hashtags on the continent to find that Twitter in Africa is used less for commercial campaigns than in other parts of the world, but features more serious debates about politics and government. more…

Workshop African Economic Journalism in Nairobi

In mid-March, KAS Media Africa gathered twelve journalism teachers from eleven African countries for a three-day “train the trainer” workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. Participants discussed the lack of appropriate training opportunities for economic journalism even though many African countries have a shortage of skilled business journalists. more…

Adenauer-Huffington-Briefing on Youth and Politics

As part of a short-term partnership between Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Huffington Post Germany, KAS staff based in 13 countries will be contributing articles about their work and the political and social trends on the ground. The blog posts will try to tackle the question of how politics can appeal to young people around the world. more…

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to KAS Media Programme for Sub-Sahara Africa. A free and independent media is a crucial element of democracy. That is why we are committed to a diverse media landscape to guarantee the monitoring role of journalism, fair media laws and and skilled political communication, with a particular focus on digitalization.

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Previous events

Mar. 14 - 16
Workshop

How to Teach Economic Journalism

Feb. 25
Workshop

"Surveillance, Privacy and Net Neutrality"

Publications

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…

Workshop in Network Security in Johannesburg

"Surveillance, Privacy and Net neutrality"

How safe are we while surfing the Internet? Are we indeed under surveillance? And what can we do to protect our data on the network? These questions were answered by Constanze Kurz, from Germany’s Chaos Computer Club in a [...] more…

#KASHuffPost - Youth and Politics in Different Regions of the World

Lively interactions at the opening event of the Adenauer-Huffington-Briefing in Berlin

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Huffington Post Germany have entered into a short term partnership which will see KAS staff based in 13 countries contributing articles about their work and the political and social trends on [...] more…

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Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa

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Republic of South Africa
Phone +27 11 214 29 00
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