As part of a short-term partnership between Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Huffington Post Germany, KAS staff based in 13 countries will be contributing articles about their work and the political and social trends on the ground. The blog posts will try to tackle the question of how politics can appeal to young people around the world.
Former KAS Media Africa intern Flora Hartmann writes about the #FeesMustFall protests in South Africa. She looks at political activism which increasingly relies on mass protest organized online and analyses the relationship between net activism and South African protest culture.
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Network for political blogger
The international blogger network #AfricaBlogging - supported by KAS Media Africa - has launched its website. The platform features 18 political bloggers from eastern and southern Africa, who through their blogs help to spread information and diversity of opinion in Africa.
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.
Lively interactions at the opening event of the Adenauer-Huffington-Briefing in Berlin
The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Huffington Post Germany have entered into a short term partnership which will see KAS staff based in 13 countries contributing articles about their work and the political and social trends on [...]
NET ACTIVISM AND SOUTH AFRICAN PROTEST CULTURE
Former KAS Media Africa intern Flora Hartmann writes about South African students taking to the streets and the role social media is playing in the country’s ‘born-free’ generation’s protest.
Compared to Europe, the reporting in African media is often not very diverse and media companies are often influenced by state interests. Blogs can therefore play a vital role in enriching diversity of opinion and providing an [...]
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