KAS Media Africa alumni meet virtually

Fifteen young African journalists whose careers were boosted with KAS scholarships tuned for a virtual meeting with their fellow alumni.
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Hounded Launch
Hounded: African Journalists in Exile

Exile is still a reality for journalists on the continent

KAS Media Africa hosted nearly 40 people to launch a new book in Nairobi, Kenya, in March. The launch was attended by journalists, media owners and other invitees.
Covid-19 und Medien

Catalyst or Destabiliser?

Die Pandemie hat in der weltweiten Medienlandschaft Spuren hinterlassen. Aber kann man tatsächlich von einer Zäsur sprechen oder hat die Pandemie nur bestehende Trends verstärkt?
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Wits Scholarship
Wits Media Management short course

Apply now for a scholarship place in a Wits Media Management short course!

KAS Media Africa and Wits Journalism invite African journalists and editors to apply for a Media Management short course
Event Report: Experts share tactics to combat misinformation

Countering myths on WhatsApp in four African countries in a time of Covid-19

KAS Media Africa, the Africa Centre for Evidence and Africa Check co-host a webinar online event in February to launch a publication on tackling misinformation on WhatsApp.
How China, Turkey and Russia influence the media in Africa
It is about their story

How China, Turkey and Russia influence the media in Africa

Experts on Chinese, Turkish and Russian media policies outline the strategies media institutions are applying when dealing with media houses and media practitioners in Africa.


beim Medienprogramm Subsahara-Afrika der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Ohne freie und unabhängige Medien gibt es keine Demokratie. Deshalb engagieren wir uns für eine vielfältige Medienlandschaft in der Region, die Wächterfunktion des Journalismus und eine werteorientierte politische Kommunikation. Besonders wichtig ist uns dabei das Thema Digitalisierung.

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How China, Turkey and Russia influence the media in Africa
It is about their story
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Nigerian publisher Olorunyomi to get International Press Freedom Award
The Committee for the Protection of Journalists (CPJ) awards Dapo Olorunyomi for his courageous work
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#AfricaBlogging annual conference 2019, Addis Ababa
In November, KAS Media Africa hosted the fifth #AfricaBlogging annual conference in Addis Ababa. The conference was attended by political bloggers from three corners of Africa.
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KAS Médias Afrique a organisé une conférence à Lubumbashi, RD Congo
Le programme médias de la KAS pour l'Afrique subsaharienne a organisé une conférence avec des 20 propriétaires de médias de la province du Katanga à Lubumbashi au début novembre.
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Africa’s muckrakers gather for #AIJC19
African Investigative Journalism Conference 2019, Johannesburg
In October, the University of the Witwatersrand once again opened its campus to Africa's gutsy journalists for the AIJC. The 2019 AIJC gathered 400 participants.
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KAS Media Africa takes 20 journalists from the continent to Hamburg
KAS Media Africa invited 20 journalists from 13 different African countries to attend the 11th Global Investigative Journalism Conference that was held in Hamburg in September.
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