Mandela Day 2015 at the Sowetan Methodist Community Center

Last week, KAS Media Africa visited the residents of the Sowetan Methodist Community Center to celebrate Mandela Day with them. With watercolor, crayons and paper sponsored by the Johannesburg-based NGO 1000Drawings, the children made their own contribution to charity - just as Madiba would have liked it. more…

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Video: E-lection Bridge in Dakar

Watch the Video of KAS Media Africa​'s biggest E-lection Bridge conference so far in Dakar. Almost 50 participants from 15 countries came together to exchange their ideas on political communication. It was also the first E-lection Bridge taking place in a francophone country, bridging English-speaking and French-speaking Africa. more…

Study and Dialogue Programme in Berlin

A Change of Perspectives

The relationship between the media and political parties in Sub-Saharan Africa is often strained and at worst dysfunctional. This is what motivated KAS Media Africa to generate a dialogue on how this relationship can be professionalised. In mid-June, a group of eleven young journalists and party officials met in Berlin to start this process. more…



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Nov. 2 - 4

Power Reporting 2015

Nov. 11 - 13

African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF)

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July 1 - 3

Radio Days Africa 2015

May 25 - 28

E-lection Bridge Dakar


Young lawyers learn to defend media freedom in East Africa

If journalists are the frontline in the battle to protect media freedom, then the last line of defense is perhaps the idealistic lawyers with the smarts to challenge restrictions by taking litigation beyond national courts [...] more…

Mandela Day 2015 at the Sowetan Methodist Community Center

Jumping with skipping ropes, wheelbarrow racing and playing soccer: On Friday, the KAS Media Africa staff and friends visited the residents of the Sowetan Methodist Community Center and celebrated Mandela Day together with them. more…

Enjoy radio with all your senses, anywhere and anytime

What does radio of the future look like? It could be anything from a live on-air broadcast of a heart transplant to free podcasts on any imaginable topic, downloadable anywhere and anytime. These are just two of the ideas [...] more…

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