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


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…

#radiowontfall, but it will adapt

Radio Days Africa Conference 2016 in Johannesburg

Radio is not only the oldest medium, but also the most significant and accessible in Africa – more than 30 million listeners tune in daily in South Africa alone. Though it has mass appeal, radio still manages to connect to people [...] more…

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…

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