Framing Democracy : Tanzania

Media Coverage of Tanzania’s 2020 Presidential Elections: A focus on opposition candidate Tundu Lissu
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KAS Scholars Pontsho Pilane and Albert Sharra

KAS Media Africa offers senior journalists scholarships in 2021

KAS Media Africa, in partnership with the University of the Witwatersand, South Africa, will offer an online certificate course to senior journalists from across the continent.
Building Media Credibility
Building Media Credibility and Trust in Africa

The media's credibility crisis in Africa

Simon Allison Africa Editor of Mail & Guardian and Amanyehun R. Sisay, publisher of the Ethiopian Business Review talk about building media credibility and trust in Africa
African Media Thermometer - Assessing the quality of Health Journalism in Africa
Assessing the quality of Health Journalism in Africa.

Health Journalism in times of Covid-19

The novel coronavirus pandemic has turned every reporter into a health journalist, but we need specialised skills to understand and translate the complex scientific information.
African Media Thermometer
Health Journalism in times of Covid-19

Money Matters: Newsrooms, sustainability and opportunities during a time of Covid-19

A panel made up of Ivan Okuda, Idris Akinbajo and Marcus Low discusses the political economy of donor funding, business models and the future of reporting in these perilous times
Health Journalism in times of Covid-19

Access to medicines and treatment during Covid-19 and beyond

Founder of the Health Justice Initiative (hji) Fatima Hassan unpacks why access to medicine and patent law reforms are important for African countries.
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Welcome

to KAS Media Programme for Sub-Sahara Africa. A free and independent media is a crucial element of democracy. That is why we are committed to a diverse media landscape to guarantee the monitoring role of journalism, fair media laws and skilled political communication, with a particular focus on digitalization.

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Media library

#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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Events

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The African Investigative Journalism Conference
The 16th Annual Edition of the AIJC conference

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Oct

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The African Investigative Journalism Conference
The 16th Annual Edition of the AIJC conference
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