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Expert conference

African Cities of the Future: Smart, Sustainable and Participatory.

In Cooperation with DAAD

African Cities of the Future: Smart, Sustainable and Participatory. In cooperation with DAAD and KDSA (Kenya DAAD Scholarship Association)



The Rise and Fall of Idi Amin

Rise and Fall of Idi Amin is a 1981 biographical film directed by Sharad Patel and starring Joseph Olita as Idi Amin.The movie was a co-production of the United Kingdom, Kenya and Nigeria, less than a year after Amin's downfall.


Participatory city planning

Experiences from Germany

In this workshop the participants will first learn about the practices of city planning in Germany. With this knowledge the attendants shall reflect about their own experience with participation to find a Kenyan-Way of participation on city level.

Book presentation

Roberts’ Dossier

Buchpräsentation und Gespräch mit dem Autor

Mr. Dr. Karsten Dümmel will, in cooperation with the Goethe Institute, read from his book "Roberts’ Dossier" and discuss with the participants about human rights and the fight against totalitarianisms.

Expert talk

The Situation of Women and Youth in Kenyan Politics

Experts Meeting with Hon. Martha Karua

On Thursday the 23rd of May, the KAS Kenya invites to an Experts Meeting with Hon. Martha Karua, Presidential Candidate 2013, Former Minister of Justice, Former MP, Chairlady NARC-Kenya, to discuss the current political situation of women and youth.


Leadership and Integrity in the county government

This workshop was organized on the basis of questions raised by residents when the court fails to set clear verdicts that can help the community set up their own vetting local structures to allow for credible leadership in the county governments.



The White Hunter, Black Heart

The story centers on world-renowned film maker John Wilson (Eastwood), who travels to Africa for his next film bringing with him a young writer chum named Pete Verrill (Jeff Fahey). While there he becomes obsessed with hunting elephants.



The First Grader

The First Grader(2010) ist ein biografisches Drama über die realen Erlebnissen von Kimani Maruge, einem 84 jährigen Kenianer, der sich 2003, nachdem der Verkündung von allgemeiner und kostenloser Schulbildung für alle,an einer Grundschule einschrieb.


Partnership for Peace

The situation after the Supreme Court ruling of 2013 election in Kenya

Situational analysis report per county after the ruling by the supreme court following the disputed results of the 2013 Elections in Kenya


Towards realisation of constitutionalism in the New governance system

This workshop aims at equipping the local community based organizations and opinion shapers in causing the new administration to work within the stipulated legal guidelines and disseminate the information acquired to the grassroots.

Food Security Governance

On the 3rd and 4th February, 2021, KAS Kenya held a workshop with Civil Society Organizations and local media from Baringo Country with the aim of improving their capacities on how best they can engage political decision makers on areas of food security. The two-day forum, enabled the participants on how to map and analyze various personalities within the county so that they can easily sell their agenda aimed at improving livelihoods. The team resolved to undertake a process that will see the county recruit more agricultural and livestock extension officers to help farmers in both crop and livestock production and management.

Empowerment of Women in County Assemblies

Women and Politics

On 18th – 19th & 25th - 26th November 2020, KAS Kenya held an activity in Nakuru and Mombasa respectively to enhance the capacities of nominated and elected women MCAs from the Coast and Rift-valley regions. The specific objective of the event was to enhance the capacities of selected women legislatures i.e. elected/ nominated women members of county assemblies on effective campaign strategies to increase their numbers and quality of political debates during and after the 2022 elections. This would as well enhance gender responsive legislations and political initiatives at the county level and thus continue to promote decentralization governance system in Kenya.

Entrepreneurship Training for Aspiring Young Politicians

Entrepreneurship is one of the spearheading sources of revenue and a major income earning activity that promotes the country’s economy. KAS Kenya in the last one year has developed an entrepreneurship program (STEP) that seeks to train young aspiring politicians and all other aspiring candidates in our network on entrepreneurship skills. Based on the Entrepreneurship Training Student Training for Entrepreneurial Promotion (STEP), the aim was to contribute to the topics of education and research in the context of cooperation with emerging and developing countries.

Communication and Media training for Young Politicians

Media and Politics

In October 2020, KAS held training workshops for young politicians on how to effectively communicate using the media platform for visibility. The workshops targeted 21 young Kenyan youth who are pursuing careers in politics and public offices. The political parties represented included; Kenya African National Union (KANU), Ford-Kenya, Wiper, Amani National Congress (ANC), Safina, Jubilee, Ukweli and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).

Civil Society Engagement for Better Approach Towards Political Decision Makers "Power Mapping"

Food Security- Samburu County

KAS Kenya office held a two day training in Samburu County that brought together members from the media and CSOs that deal in livelihoods, peace promotion and disaster management. The main objective was to strengthen their capacity in developing better approaches (power mapping and analysis) towards political decision makers.

Development of Political and Lobby Documents for Food Security and Early Warning Systems

Food Security - West Pokot County

KAS Kenya office held a one day county level and a subsequent two days sub-county level training in West Pokot on how to undertake successful lobbying on areas of food security and disaster risk reduction.

Mentorship Training on Political Action Planning

Youth and Politics

KAS Kenya office held a two days training early February in Naivasha with KAS mentors, Mr. Roland Theis - Secretary General and Vice Minister of Justice and Mr. Gordon Hoffmann - Secretary General of the CDU Party Brandenburg on Political action planning. The two days training focused on two key areas namely: enhancing the participants’ knowledge and skill on county legislative, policy and budget making cycles so as to have in-depth awareness of the processes and where to intervene and political action planning and how they can effectively to push for actions in their constituencies.

Young Politicians Training on Entrepreneurship

On the 26th and 27th September 2019, KAS Kenya held a training on entrepreneurship for the young politicians. The aim of the training was to equip the young politicians with knowledge and skills on how to identify and profitably implement business ideas as alternative solutions to raise finances for their political careers. The training also purposed to improve their entrepreneurship competencies which would enhance their skill set in problem solving, team building among other skills for a successful political career and financial management. This intervention was necessary for the young politicians since they are expected to be future policy makers as well as create opportunities for the young people in their communities. Creative solutions such as business ideas are vital especially in this day and age in Kenya where unemployment is high

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

Bestandsaufnahme der Devolution in Kenia

24. bis 25. Oktober 2019 in Nairobi, Kenia

KAS & KICTANet Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Digital Cooperation

On the 3rd and 4th October, KAS Kenya in partnership with KICTANet held a workshop on 'multi-stakeholder dialogue on digital cooperation'. To get a glimpse of what transpired do watch the videos with the different views of some of the stakeholders at the workshop. KAS Country director gives his views on How the digital space aids in the democratization process in Kenya.