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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.
E-lection Bridge Africa is one of the biggest conferences for political campaigning on the continent. For its sixth edition, over 50 participants from 15 African countries came together in Accra to discuss among each other and with their German counterparts. One of the guests from Germany: Dr. Klaus Schüler, General Manager of Germany’s ruling party CDU.
A group of 15 bloggers from #AfricaBlogging, a network for political bloggers from sub-Saharan Africa, went to Berlin to visit Europe’s largest conference for bloggers and digital experts, re:publica TEN. During a panel on "Social Media Shutdowns and Elections in Africa", three bloggers discussed the implications of online regulation in their countries.
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