The branding of bloggers – #Africablogging breaks down boundaries on historic Ile de Gorée

What does it mean to be a successful blogger in this strange post-truth world of social media, fake news and diminished credibility? Away from the lifestyle and foodie blogs, what is the role of socially- and politically-focused African bloggers – to provide analysis of the issues of our day, to offer an alternative voice or to remain independent and credible at all costs? more…

Journalism in times of fake news and dwindling resources

KAS in Global Investigative Journalism Conference Johannesburg more…

Don’t forget the voters

7th E-lection Bridge in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

How do we keep our messages short in election campaigns? How do we deal with fake news and smear campaigns? These were some of the questions and issues discussed at the three-day E-lection Bridge of KAS Media Africa, the Programme for Political Communication and Media of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Participants from ten countries, as diverse as South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania discussed principles of campaigning for centre-right parties. 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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Events

Feb. 13 - 15
Convention

Radio Week East Africa 2018

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Previous events

Nov. 28 - 30
Convention

#Africablogging

Nov. 16 - 19
Convention

Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC)

Nov. 6 - 8
Convention

E-lection Bridge Africa

Publications

The evolution of political blogging in French-speaking Sub-Saharan Africa

Political blogging in French-speaking sub-Saharan countries is a neglected area of research. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung therefore decided to investigate the conditions under which francophone blogging exists in Africa. more…

The branding of bloggers – #Africablogging breaks down boundaries on historic Ile de Gorée

What does it mean to be a successful blogger in this strange post-truth world of social media, fake news and diminished credibility? Away from the lifestyle and foodie blogs, what is the role of socially- and politically-focused [...] more…

The Vth AU-EU summit: a turning point for relations between Africa and Europe?

On 29th and 30th of November 2017 the 5th AU-EU Summit took place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. 16 of the 28 EU Member States attended the summit, amongst them the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron. [...] more…

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Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa

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Dunkeld 2196/Johannesburg
Republic of South Africa
Phone +27 11 214 29 00
Fax +27 11 214 29 13/4

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