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November 2, 2011

Regional conference in Johannesburg:

Investigative journalism in Africa and climate change

The Power Reporting conference brings together investigative journalists from the region and beyond. This year, climate change and energy issues are among the key topics - thanks to the support by KAS Media Africa. For more information, please read the online report of the German embassy. more…

October 12, 2011
Gruppenbild Seminar Tansania

Political communication in the region:

Successful workshop in Tanzania

Strategic communication was the focus of a joint seminar project by KAS Media Africa and KAS Tanzania in Dar. South African trainer Paula Frey (right) coached a selected group of opposition politicians. The participants were particularly impressed with the practical on-camera television training on day 2 of 2.

September 28, 2011
Produktion Videostream Highway Africa

Media gatherings in the region:

Highway Africa in the fast lane

Cape Town became the region's media capital in September when the delegates for twin conferences "Highway Africa" and "Pan-African Access to Information" flocked to South Africa. KAS Media Africa supported the successful event, e.g. with the production of a video live stream (photo).

September 23, 2011
Frank Henkel, CDU-Spitzenkandidat in Berlin, mit internationalen Beobachtern auf Einladung der KAS

On the campaign trail:

A bridge between Africa and Berlin

In September KAS invited campaign managers from around the world to Berlin for the local state elections. John Mrema (Tansania, second from right) represented his party Chadema as well as the KAS E-lection Bridge Africa, an initiative by KAS Media Africa. Photo: The campaign experts with mayoral candidate Frank Henkel (CDU, center).

September 16, 2011
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Now With Portuguese Subtitles:

KAS in Angola - the new video

In a joint effort with local media practioners KAS Media Africa created a video about the foundation's activities in Angola - serving as a hands-on case study for the use of web tv in political communication. Watch the video now with portuguese subtitles. Please press play!

August 19, 2011

New report out now:

A little e-lection bridge in Mozambique

KAS Media Africa joined forces with KAS Mozambique to bring a two-day seminar on political communication to the town of Beira - working closely with the democratic opposition. Photo from left: Lutero Simango (MDM), Annette Schwarzbauer (KAS) und Daviz Simango (Mayor of Beira, MDM). Read the report now - more…

August 17, 2011

International conference in Pretoria:

New KAS Media Africa report on media law summit out now

The conference "African constitutionalism and the media" featured first-rate media and law practioners from the region - among them: South Africa's former chief justice Arthur Chaskalson (photo). He praised the KAS Media Law Handbook for Southern Africa: "It is an important project." Read the full report here - more…

August 8, 2011

International Media Law Conference:

Pretoria: Great Feedback For KAS Media Law Handbook

An important body of work for Southern Africa - leading law practioners could not hide their enthusiasm for the project "KAS Media Law Handbook", created and written by Justine Limpitlaw, one of the top lawyers in the region. The first chapters are online now - more…

August 5, 2011

International conference in the region

New Report out now - Radio Days 2011 in Johannesburg

"Radio is still king in Africa", as one panelist aptly put it. At the "Radio Days 2011", international experts discussed the future of this powerful media plattform - with an keen eye on current delovpments in the region. Read the full report online - more…

July 29, 2011

New exclusive interview online:

100 days KAS E-lection Bridge Africa

100 days ago, African and German experts gathered in Ghana for the first E-lection Bridge Africa. Since then, the regional KAS initiative has had successful spin-offs, e.g. in Zimbabwe and Angola. In an online interview, seasoned campaign pro Oliver Röseler (CDU, photo) recalls the inaugural conference in Accra - more…