New film series released covering the topic of migration and integration http://www.kas.de/wf/en/33.47445/ The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in cooperation with bewegtbild Berlin released a new film series titled "Was uns prägt - was uns eint" (What shapes us - what unifies us). Easy to understand and ostensively the clips deal with the central virtues of our democracy and deal with topics such as human dignity, equality, freedom of opinion, religious freedom and the basics of German foreign policy. Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-09-07:meldung:57500 Listen, watch, share: #futuretuned: Three steps to the radio of tomorrow //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.49583/ Radio Days Africa 2017, held in early July at the University of the Witwatersrand, attracted more than 250 delegates from public, community and commercial radio across Africa. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-07-24:meldung:57068 1930 - 2017: The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl http://www.kas.de/medien-afrika/en/publications/49290/ An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-26:meldung:56737 Rethinking Business Journalism education on the continent //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.49208/ As African economies grow, there is a corresponding need for socially-relevant business and economics-focused journalism, yet too often reporting remains shallow and unquestioning, dominated by foreign content, government sources and ‘technospeak’ and there is often an uncritical use of numbers. Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-13:meldung:56468 #Africa Blogging Year One Publication //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.49087/ We are proud to present a selection of articles published during #AfricaBlogging’s first year. Divided into four categories (Politics and Elections, Media and Internet, Gender and Society) you will find a wide range of topics and regions covered by the 27 blog posts that are included in this publication. We hope you enjoy the read. Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-06-05:meldung:56316 Angola prepares to go to the polls //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.48929/ With elections set for 23 August, all political parties in Angola are planning their campaigns to win the attention of the voters. KAS Media Africa, in partnership with the Angolan Institute for Electoral System and Democracy (IASED), shared their political campaigning expertise at a jointly-hosted three day multi-party stakeholder workshop in Luanda last month. Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-05-17:meldung:56093 Meet the 2017 KAS Scholars //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.48917/ German psychology student and KAS journalism scholar Anne-Lena Leidenberger recently met with the three exceptional young African journalists who were selected from 200 applications to be awarded the 2017 KAS Media Africa journalism scholarships. Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-05-17:meldung:56086 Comparing Germany and South Africa: Hate Speech on Social Media http://kristinbsse.atavist.com/hate-speech-on-social-media With new hate speech laws being prepared in Germany and South Africa right now, KAS Media Africa's Research Fellow Kristin Baesse has asked different experts about the differentiation between free speech and hate speech. The result is a well researched and thought provoking examination of a rather grey area. (Picture: Stefan Rüegger/SAJV) Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 tag:kas.de,2017-03-27:meldung:55403 Launch of Media Law Handbook for Eastern Africa //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.47884/ KAS Media Africa’s latest publication was launched at the Aga Khan University GSMC in Nairobi last week. Author and media law expert Justine Limpitlaw gave a keynote talk about legal trends in the region, followed by a discussion with lawyers from the region. The handbook is available for download free of charge. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-02-08:meldung:54803 Workshop about Hate Speech on the Internet //www.kas.de/wf/en/33.47779/ How can online communication be controlled without affecting the right to free speech? 35 representatives from government, media and civil society discussed the new South African bill against online hate speech at a workshop organized by Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and KAS Media Africa. Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2017-01-31:meldung:54676