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The Video of the KAS E-lection Bridge Africa 2014

This year the KAS E-lection Bridge Africa took place on the sunny shores of Umhlanga in South Africa. Highly involved attendants and passionate speakers characterize every year's E-lection Bridge. Now a video captures the spirit of the conference.

Christian Echle (Director, KAS Media Africa) and Eric Chinje (CEO, African Media Initative)

New CEO of African Media Initiative

KAS Media Africa congratulates Eric Chinje on new job

KAS Media Africa director Christian Echle has met Eric Chinje, the new CEO of African Media Initiative, and wished him all the best for his new task. Both sides attended the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn and highlighted the value of their co-operation on the improvement of the African media landscape.


New Intern at KAS Media Africa

Eva Limmer joined KAS Media Africa at the start of June. This student from Munich and scholarship-holder of the journalistic training programme of KAS will support the team with organizing events and workshops until mid of July. She will also be reporting on current issues concerning media policy and political communication - both on our homepage and in the social media.



to the KAS Media Programme for sub-Saharan Africa! A free and independent media is crucial for democracy. So, we are committed in the region to a diverse media landscape, the monitoring role of journalism, as well as ethically-based political communication, with particular attention paid to digitalisation.


Previous events

July 2 - 4

Joburg Radio Days 2014

June 23 - 25

Website Optimization and Social Media Workshop

June 8 - 11

KAS E-lection Bridge 2014

May 22 - 27

KAS E-lection Bridge Academy 2014


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