Befriending Voters And Arresting Activists
A Close Look At The Digital Media Revolution In Sub-Saharan Africa
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube & Co.: For trailing the path in modern political communication, Africa has been the place and 2011 the time. With the northern rim of the continent grabbing all the headlines so far, the time has come to cover digital developments in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Regional Media Programme (KAS Media Africa) has joined forces with Verashni Pillay, the deputy editor of the Mail & Guardian Online – one of Africa’s leading news sites. We take a closer look at some territories across the region and explore how new communication tools promote democracy.