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June 13, 2014
KAS E-lection Bridge 2014 Durban

E-lection Bridge Africa 2014

Political Communication and effective media performance

How do you reach voters? What does a successful election campaign look like? And how do you interact with journalists professionally? These questions were discussed at this year's E-lection Bridge in Durban with political communication experts from twelve different African countries.

December 6, 2013
Nelson Mandela

South Africa mourns Nelson Mandela

KAS Media Africa shares the mourning of the people in South Africa and worldwide after the death of Nelson Mandela. His message of reconciliation and his deep belief in democracy will be carried on as guiding principles of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation's work.

October 25, 2013
AMLF 2013 in Addis Ababa

Convention

African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF), 6th to 8th November in Addis Ababa

AMLF is the continent’s premier marketplace for media owners and executives. True to the spirit of the 2013 AMLF theme, “Media and the African Renaissance”, more than 500 delegates are expected to meet and exchange ideas about technology, business models and the content of the future.

October 22, 2013
Praktikantin KAS Medien Afrika

Introduction

New Intern at KAS Media Africa

Katharina Lang joined KAS Media Africa in mid-October. This student from Cologne, Germany will support the team with organizing events and workshops until the end of this year. She will also be reporting on current issues concerning media policy and political communication - both on our homepage and in the social media.

September 12, 2013

The Power of Social Media in Campaigning

„Young people are extremely important. And it is crucial to start things early in life”, Norbert Mao, chairman of the Uganda Democratic Party, emphasized during the first E-lection Bridge Academy that took place in August 2013 in Johannesburg. The workshop brought together young experts in political communication from eleven African countries. more…

August 25, 2013

Media Law Handbook Volume 2

Know Your Media Rigths

Volume 2 of our Media Law Handbook is a practical guide for journalists practising in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. It contains a comprehensive overview of applicable media laws for each of these countries, as well as suggestions on possible law reforms to improve the protection of media. more…

August 13, 2013

Joburg Radio Days 2013

Challenges and Opportunities for Africa’s Most Important Medium

The fourth edition of Joburg Radio Days was held from July 3 – 5, 2013 at the Wits Club at Wits University. Being Africa’s leading conference on radio, Joburg Radio Days offered fascinating international speakers, intensive discussions and a wide range of interesting topics. more…

May 21, 2013

Police siege media company in Uganda

International criticism on intervention in media freedom

On its annual World Congress in Jordan, the International Press Institute (IPI) demands an end to police siege of Ugandan newspaper and radio stations that were closed down yesterday to apparently avoid media coverage about frenzy surroundings of President Museveni's son's prospects for president. more…

May 9, 2013

re:publica 2013

Innovation Africa – Afrolabs boom

The focus of this year’s international technique and internet conference re:publica in Berlin lay on the innovative strength of the African continent. Internet activist and blogger Erik Hersman showed impressively what enormous potential can flourish in Africa and that emergencies sometimes generate the best results. more…

April 19, 2013
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Video KAS E-lection Bridge Africa 2013

Insights into the Conference

Take a look at the video report of this year’s E-lection Bridge Conference, which was held in Windhoek, Namibia. It contains exclusive insights into KAS Media Africa's signature annual event, as well as statements from several participants and speakers...