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May 6, 2015

Pan-African Campaign to Strengthen Freedom of Speech

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. more…

May 6, 2015
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Video: Power Reporting 2014

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. more…

December 9, 2014
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Workshop in Johannesburg

"Teaching Business Journalism"

At a one-day 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. Next steps include a “training the trainers” course and further exchange with regard to teaching material and curricula. more…

December 8, 2014

African Human Rights Court Strengthens Freedom of Expression

This week’s decision of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in the case of Konaté v Burkina Faso has been called a landmark judgment not only by Media and human rights organizations. The importance of the ruling for the media landscape on the whole of the African Continent cannot be underestimated. more…

December 3, 2014

E-lection Bridge Workshop in Dakar, Senegal

On 17 and 18 November, another E-lection Bridge Workshop was held at the KAS office Senegal in Dakar. The main point of discussion was digitalization and its significance for political communication and election campaigns. 22 participants, including the communication experts of 14 Senegalese parties, took part in the two-day workshop. more…

December 1, 2014

Power Reporting 2014

Under the slogan “Be inspired. Improve your skills. Learn something new.”, this year’s Power Reporting Conference took place for the 10th time at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg from 3 until 5 November 2014. KAS Media Africa held a roundtable discussion on business journalism education. more…

October 21, 2014

Social Media

Joint Facebook Profile for KAS sub-Saharan Africa

Follow the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation's activities in sub-Saharan Africa on Facebook: At www.facebook.com/kas.subsahara, you will get an overview of projects, publications and upcoming events planned and supported by the ten country offices and three regional programmes. more…

October 10, 2014

Social Media and Journalism Workshop in Nairobi

How can public awareness be raised for the important role of blogs and social media? Why are journalistic standards still relevant in new media surroundings? What are successful marketing strategies? These and other questions were discussed at KAS Media Africa’s workshop with social media activists and bloggers from Sub-Saharan Africa. more…

September 12, 2014
Der neue Praktikan des Medienprogramm Subsahara-Afrika Moritz Gilles

Introduction

New Intern at KAS Media Africa

Moritz Gilles joined the KAS Media Africa for an internship at the beginning of September. Until end of October he will be supporting the team with the organization of workshops and conferences and assisting in research assignments on current media related issues.

September 11, 2014
Die neue Projektassistentin des Medienprogramms Subsahara-Afrika Stephanie v. Meien

Introduction

New project assistant at KAS Media Africa

Stephanie v. Meien joined KAS Media Africa on 1 September. Stephanie has previously worked at the Bundestag, the Foreign Office and Germany Trade&Invest in Berlin. She will be supporting the team by reporting on project activities and current issues concerning media policy and by managing our homepage and social media channels.