Events

Book presentation

Tackling Misinformation on WhatsApp in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa

Effective Strategies in a time of Covid-19

This publication brings to the fore misinformation about Covid-19 as witnessed by WhatsApp users in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa.

Expert conference

Entrepreneurship Journalism Conference

The urgency of finding sustainable, profitable, media business models has increased significantly since the onset of Covid-19 with effects including scaling down newsroom

As media owners, journalists and academics from Bamako to Johannesburg and Nairobi have pondered, one of the key questions is how media in Africa can survive the double threat of changing media consumption habits and declining advertising income?

Online-Seminar

#AfricaBlogging Conference 2020

In October 2020, the #AfricaBlogging network of bloggers from across Africa will hold its sixth annual conference online

Online-Seminar

The African Investigative Journalism Conference

The 16th Annual Edition of the AIJC conference

Online-Seminar

African Media Thermometer

A series of podcasts and three virtual discussions about Health Journalism

Expert conference

#RDA2020 – The New Normal?

This year Radio Days Africa will be an an on-line offering allowing radio fans across the continent to continue to benefit from the networking and learning associated with RDA.

Online-Seminar

Malawi Election Workshop

KAS Media Africa will hold a zoom webinar with over 30 journalists who were trained by KAS Media Africa in 2018.

Workshop

E-lection Bridge Academy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

KAS Media Africa has invited a dozen young politicians to learn about political communication.

Workshop

E-lection Bridge Academy 2020 - Cotonou

KAS Media Africa has invited 10 young politicians from Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal and Togo to the E-lection Bridge Academy in Cotonou, Benin to help them sharpen their political communication skills and use social media as a communication tool.

Expert conference

African Investigative Journalism Conference

The African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) is the largest gathering of investigative journalists in Africa, organised by Wits Journalism.

Les propriétaires et les rédacteurs en chef des médias discutent du journalisme d'entreprise

KAS Media Africa a réuni 20 éditeurs, rédacteurs en chef et autres journalistes de haut niveau à Grand-Bassam, en Côte d'Ivoire, fin novembre, pour discuter du journalisme entrepreneurial et des modèles d'entreprise. La plupart des participants venaient de pays francophones : du Burkina Faso au Mali.

Report on Malawi Election Workshop held of June 19, 2020

KAS Media Africa organised journalists meeting in Malawi

E-lection Bridge Academy in Addis Ababa, March 2020

KAS gathered 13 young politicians, from three corners of Africa, in the Ethiopian capital for training in political communication.

Benin hosts francophone E-lection Bridge Academy

KAS Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa brings together 10 young politicians from five countries on the continent

At the end of January, KAS Media Africa gathered 10 young politicians to Cotonou, Benin’s buzzing coastal economic hub for an E-lection Bridge Academy workshop. The programme is Sub-Sahara Africa’s leading e-learning political communication offering with a range of themes from speech writing to messaging and voter targeting.

Book Launch in Addis Ababa

“How African Economies Work – A Guide to Business and Economics Reporting”

KAS Media Africa launched its Guide to Business and Economics Reporting in November 2019 in the Ethiopian capital.

Political bloggers meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

5th annual conference of #AfricaBlogging

#AfricaBlogging members gathered in Addis Ababa where they exchanged views and discussed a host of topics – from political developments in Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya and Zimbabwe, to Internet and social media regulations in Africa and abroad.

La responsabilité des médias en République démocratique du Congo

Il est également clair pour certains propriétaires de médias en République démocratique du Congo que les médias devraient avoir une fonction de gardien et de contrôle. Les stations de radio et de télévision, en particulier, ont connu un véritable essor ces dernières années, car elles sont la seule source d'information pour beaucoup dans un pays où il n'existe pas de journaux dignes de mention et où l'accès à Internet est très coûteux.

Africa’s muckrakers gather for #AIJC19

Investigative journalism conference brings together 400 participants from across Africa and around the world to network, learn new skills and share experiences.

During the last week of October, when Johannesburg’s purple Jacaranda trees bloom and students are writing their final exams, the University of the Witwatersrand opens its campus to the continent’s gutsy muckraking journalists for the African Investigative Journalism Conference. The AIJC is now in its 15th year – with KAS Media Africa as one of its longest serving supporters – and for #AIJC19 brought together about 400 journalists and media experts from across the continent and around the world to network, learn new skills and share their experiences.

KAS Academy hosts media perspectives from Africa

KAS Media Africa convened a panel discussion at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Headquarters in Berlin in September. The three discussants on the panel hailed from the West, East and Southern Africa. Their perspectives aptly portrayed the diversity across the media landscape in Africa.

KAS Media Africa takes journalists from the continent to Hamburg

The 11th Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC) took place in the German harbour city of Hamburg at the end of September. It brought together over 1500 investigative journalists from 131 countries.