KAS Media Africa invited three bloggers from Sub-Sahara Africa to attend a panel at re:publica in Berlin. The conference about digital culture is one of the largest worldwide. The discussion on political blogging in Sub-Sahara Africa can be watched online.
KAS Media Africa has been playing an active part in the pan-African Decriminalisation of Expression campaign. Spearheaded by Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, Pansy Tlakula, it aims to rid Africa of criminal defamation, insult, false news and sedition laws.
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Watch KAS Media Africa’s Video about Power Reporting 2014. Under the slogan “Be inspired. Improve your skills. Learn something new”, the conference was held for the 10th time at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in November 2014.
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.
KAS Media Africa hosted a #AfricaBlogging panel at this year's re:publica in Berlin and invited bloggers from Kenya and Uganda to discuss the state of political blogging in Africa. Moreover, the upcoming launch of the [...]
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At a workshop following this year's Power Reporting conference in Johannesburg, participants from eight sub-Saharan countries discussed possible improvements in teaching business journalism at their universities. The one-day [...]
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