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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Exile is still a reality for journalists on the continent

Hounded: African Journalists in Exile

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.
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Covid-19 and media

Catalyst or Destabiliser?

The pandemic has left its mark on the global media landscape. But can one really speak of a caesura or has the pandemic only reinforced existing trends?
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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
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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.
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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.

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

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 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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Events

Apr

2021

E-lection Bridge Academy 2021 – Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire
KAS E-lection Bridge Academy

Apr

2021

E-lection Bridge Academy 2021 – Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire
KAS E-lection Bridge Academy
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