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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...

April 15, 2013

E-lection Bridge 2013 in Namibia

Mutual problems, collective solutions

Even in African politics there are electoral campaigns that are ambitiously conducted with the resources of modern political communication. At this year’s E-lection Bridge in Namibia, communication experts discussed both the newest trends and old challenges. more…

April 11, 2013

KAS Media Africa on Facebook

Like us on Facebook!

We are proud to present our new Facebook profile. As an extention of the main website, we will provide both the latest news and information about our programme and articles that focus on background information and recent news in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa. Feel free to visit us! more…

November 20, 2012

African Media Leaders Forum in Dakar

New Director of KAS Media Africa introduced

At the African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) in Dakar, the previous head of the KAS Media Programme, Markus Brauckmann (left), handed over the baton to his successor, Christian Echle. The forum this year mainly focused on the freedom of expression and the media legislation on the continent. more…

October 8, 2012

Supported by KAS Media Africa

AMLF 2012 makes headlines

The African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) enjoys a formidable reputation in the region - as underlined in an article by one of Uganda's leading newspapers that takes a closer look at the 2012 edition. KAS Media Africa is a key supporter of AMLF. Read the article here - more…

October 3, 2012
RDP Newsletter Training

E-lection Bridge Africa on tour:

Workshop: Newsletter for Namibia

KAS Media Africa on the road: In Windhoek, the programme facilitated a newsletter training for the communicators of Namibia's democratic opposition party "Rally for Democracy and Progress" - in cooperation with KAS Namibia and frayintermedia. The RDP newsletter is published monthly and contributes towards opinion-making in the country.

September 12, 2012

Moving the continent forward:

ANIC: 40 Finalists announced

KAS Media Africa is one the founding partners of the "African News Innovation Challenge - the largest fund for digital journalism experimentation in Africa. Now 40 finalists have been announced - winners receive cash grants plus support - more…