SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDE FOR POLITICIANS (FRENCH PDF VERSION)

Social Media has finally arrived in politics in Africa. Just a few years ago it was hard to convince party bosses that they should set aside funds and resources for social media. Social media is a tool that should be used but without being driven by it. Now the Social Media Guide is also available in French more…

IPI World Congress in Abuja: Why Good Journalism Matters

Last week Abuja, Nigeria’s political and media capital was the host city of the annual International Press Institute World Congress. This year’s conference theme was “Why Good Journalism Matters: Quality Media for Strong Societies”. more…

KAS Media Africa Scholarship 2019

KAS Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa is offering a university scholarship to a promising, young sub-Saharan African journalist to do a full-time Honours or Masters Degree at the University of Witwatersrand's Journalism Programme in Johannesburg in 2019. 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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MEANWHILE RADIO DAYS AFRICA IS A POPULAR CONFERENCE FOR MEDIA MAKERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY

The business models are forever changing, but the community, or listeners, will always remain a constant feature. No matter how the radio of tomorrow will look like, from podcasts to fact-checks – the core of the radio was and [...] more…

Social Media Guide for Politicians (French pdf version)

Social Media has finally arrived in politics in Africa. Just a few years ago it was hard to convince party bosses that they should set aside funds and resources for social media. Some might have been worried to share control, [...] more…

IPI World Congress in Abuja: Why Good Journalism Matters

In late June, Abuja, Nigeria’s political and media capital, was the host city of the annual International Press Institute World Congress bringing together over 200 editors, media executives and top journalists from the global [...] more…

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