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Feb. 26, 2018

How Local Governments Can Make Use of Social Media to Enhance Civic Engagement and Access of Information

A systematic flow of information from local governments to their electorate is inevitable to assure good governance, transparency and accountability within the democratic system of Uganda. CEMCOD (Centre for Media Literacy and Community Development) has conducted a 3-day training in cooperation with KAS from 20th – 22nd February, in order to train local leaders of Masaka region about the effective use of social media to enhance civic engagement and information access for society.

Feb. 26, 2018

Multilingualism Conference

The Importance of Multilingualism in promoting and deepening social cohesion and nation building in South Africa

South Africa has eleven official languages namely English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, South Sotho, Tswana, North Sotho, Venda, Tsonga, Swati and Ndebele. However, English is dominant in society but especially in workplaces and schools. Afrikaans used to have prominence however, its importance is slowly diminishing but the rest of the African Languages are still lagging behind. In recent times, there have been students’ protests especially at institutions of Higher Learning, the students’ main concern is that they do not want to learn in Afrikaans mostly preferring to be taught in English.


Feb. 22, 2018


This was the 6th regional conference born out of the idea that a country’s economic development can benefit from the cooperation of regional partners based on strong regional judicial and legal systems.

Feb. 22, 2018


Macedonian delegation received by Hans-Gert Pöttering

On February 21st, Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, former Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, received Macedonian Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov for confidential talks.

Feb. 22, 2018

Anti-Xenophobia Dialogue

The Anti-Xenophobia Dialogue is done in cooperation with the South African Council of Churches in Gauteng. It forms part of a series of events which aims at the eradication of xenophobia and promotion of social cohesion by strengthening conflict resolution skills of community leaders, improving liaison with Government and other agencies on the provision of relief during attacks. The first Dialogue took place on the 14th of February 2018 at Khotso House in Johannesburg.

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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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