Stories by African journalists on their illustrious careers

KAS Media Africa Publishes Anthology by News Reporters on the African Continent

On 30 May, in Johannesburg, South Africa, KAS Media Africa launched a publication with 14 stories by African journalists on why they have chosen to do what they do.
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Winners visit Germany to share experiences with colleagues

KAS Media Africa Local Journalism Award 2022 Winners Visit Local Newsrooms in Germany

This week-long visit by the 3 winners of the inaugural KAS Media Africa Local Journalism Award showcased that local journalism is still alive on the continent.
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Seasoned Economics Journalists Meet in Lusaka, Zambia

KAS Media Africa Hosts Senior Business and Economics Reporters

In February 2023, 14 senior economics and business reporters gathered in Lusaka, Zambia at the second KAS Media Africa Business Journalism conference.
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Senior Reporters Meet to Discuss Insurgency on the Continent

KAS Media Africa Returns to Gorée Island in Dakar with Journalists who Report on Terrorism in Africa

In March 2023, KAS Media returned to Gorée Island to host a conference on the threat of terrorism on the African continent and the role of the fourth estate when covering terrorism
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The award winners come from South Africa, Kenya and Uganda

Three African Local Journalists win KAS Media Africa Award for Local Journalism

In order to give local journalism in Africa more recognition, the Media Programme Sub-Saharan Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung has launched the Award.
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15 African Newsroom Managers Meet in Nairobi, Kenya

KAS Media Africa Partners With the Aga Khan University to Hold a Newsroom Conflict Management Course

From 14 to 18 November 2022, 15 newsroom managers from across the African continent participated in a conflict manangement course held by KAS Media Africa & the Aga Khan University
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How China, Turkey and Russia influence the media in Africa
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Nigerian publisher Olorunyomi to get International Press Freedom Award
The Committee to Protect 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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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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Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2019, 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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