E-lection Bridge Academy 2016

How does the rise of populism in the US and Europe affect politics and campaigns on the African continent? This question was passionately debated by 16 young politicians from nine African countries at the E-lection Bridge Academy 2016 held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The workshop marked the start of an e-learning programme on politics and communication. more…

AIJC 2016

This year’s African Investigative Journalism Conference brought together over 250 participants from 28 countries. Apart from the Panama Papers, a key focus of the conference was on reporting terrorism. The participants could also improve their data journalism skills in hands-on workshops. more…

#AfricaBlogging Workshop 2016

For the third time since the network was founded in Nairobi in 2014, bloggers from eight Sub-Saharan African countries met in Kampala, Uganda for the annual #AfricaBlogging workshop. Topics for discussion included political blogging on the continent, Africa's digital footprint and how to further involve Francophone West Africa in the project. 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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Previous events

Nov. 7 - 9
Convention

The African Investigative Journalism Conference 2016

Oct. 13 - 15
Workshop

#AfricaBlogging 2016

June 29 - July 1
Congress

Radio Days Africa 2016

May 16 - 19
Workshop

E-lection Bridge Africa

Publications

The politics of the new normal

Young African politicians discuss new campaigning strategies

How does the rise of populism in the US and Europe affect politics and campaigns on the African continent? This question was passionately debated by 16 young politicians from nine African countries at the E-lection Bridge Academy [...] more…

African Investigative Journalism Conference with more than 250 participants from 28 countries

This year’s African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg brought together journalists from 28 countries with the support of KAS Media Africa. In the welcoming session, [...] more…

#AfricaBlogging Network Expands its Digital Footprint

What does it take to be an influencer in Africa? A group of young online thought leaders who variously define themselves as civic activists, commentators, human rights defenders and political bloggers met in Kampala, Uganda [...] more…

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Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa

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Republic of South Africa
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