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Politics in Africa need marathon runners

8th Edition of E-lection Bridge in Kampala, Uganda

How to keep voters happy after an important election or present necessary compromises after coalition negotiations? That was the topic discussed by delegates to the 8th E-lection Bridge Africa from the 21st to 25th of May in Kampala, Uganda. more…

Event Reports | May 29, 2018

Attention, Internet Fraud!

False information about scholarships of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Dear applicants for scholarships of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Currently there are circulating on the internet various offers of services for obtaining scholarships from the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, often at considerable costs. Some websites are using the logo of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation without authorization. more…

May 17, 2018

"Journalism is the force for progressive social change"

The new KAS Media Scholar Arnold Segawa

KAS Media Africa’s new scholar for the 2018 journalism scholarship, Arnold Segawa, is 28 years old and from Uganda. After his Bachelor Degree in International Business at Makerere University he did his Post Graduate Diploma in Oil and Gas Management at Victoria University, Kampala. After one year as a Program Manager at 94.3 Royal FM in Kigali he started working for CNBC Africa as the news anchor and producer. He is registered for a Master’s degree and will be studying at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg for one year. more…

March 12, 2018

The evolution of political blogging in French-speaking Sub-Saharan Africa

Political blogging in French-speaking sub-Saharan countries is a neglected area of research. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung therefore decided to investigate the conditions under which francophone blogging exists in Africa. more…

January 17, 2018

The branding of bloggers – #Africablogging breaks down boundaries on historic Ile de Gorée

What does it mean to be a successful blogger in this strange post-truth world of social media, fake news and diminished credibility? Away from the lifestyle and foodie blogs, what is the role of socially- and politically-focused African bloggers – to provide analysis of the issues of our day, to offer an alternative voice or to remain independent and credible at all costs? more…

Brigitte Read | Event Reports | December 7, 2017