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KAS Media Africa Scholarship: Call for Applications

KAS Media Africa is offering two scholarships for promising, young (under 30) journalists from Sub-Saharan Africa to do a full-time Honours or Masters Degree at the University of Witwatersrand's Journalism Programme in Johannesburg. more…

August 20, 2015

Young lawyers learn to defend media freedom in East Africa

If journalists are the frontline in the battle to protect media freedom, then the last line of defense is perhaps the idealistic lawyers with the smarts to challenge restrictions by taking litigation beyond national courts through to regional and international structures. more…

Brigitte Read | Event Reports | July 21, 2015

Mandela Day 2015 at the Sowetan Methodist Community Center

Jumping with skipping ropes, wheelbarrow racing and playing soccer: On Friday, the KAS Media Africa staff and friends visited the residents of the Sowetan Methodist Community Center and celebrated Mandela Day together with them. more…

Event Reports | July 20, 2015

Enjoy radio with all your senses, anywhere and anytime

What does radio of the future look like? It could be anything from a live on-air broadcast of a heart transplant to free podcasts on any imaginable topic, downloadable anywhere and anytime. These are just two of the ideas outlined in more than fifty presentations to around 200 delegates at Radio Days Africa 2015 which took place at Wits University in Johannesburg from 1st to 3rd of July. more…

Event Reports | July 6, 2015

First round of KAS Media Africa Scholars graduated at Wits University

The Wits Great Hall was the scene of great pomp and ceremony this week as graduands from the Faculty of Humanities donned academic robes and proudly strode across the stage to be capped by the Vice Chancellor, officially completing their academic journeys. more…

Event Reports | June 30, 2015