Events - Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa
E-lection Bridge Academy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
KAS Media Africa has invited a dozen young politicians to learn about political communication.
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.
African Investigative Journalism Conference
The African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) is the largest gathering of investigative journalists in Africa, organised by Wits Journalism.
Book launch - Presse francophone en Afrique de l'Ouest: Expériences et Réflections de pionniers
A new book, written by Gérard Guèdègbé and titled Presse francophone en Afrique de l'Ouest: Expérieneces et Réflections de pionniers, discusses the history of journalism in West Africa.
E-lection Bridge Academy in Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire
KAS Media Africa is gathering ten young politicians from Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Niger and Togo for a two-day workshop. This event, to be held in Grand-Bassam, will offer training in political communication in the digital age.
Radio Days Africa 2019
Presented by the WITS Radio Academy, the 10th edition of Radio Day Africa will see around 300 radio managers, owners, practitioners and enthusiasts gather in Johannesburg for this two and a half day conference. The agenda covers all tiers of radio - public, online, community and commercial - and preliminary topics include production skills, creating radio dramas, online radio trends and master classes in story-telling.
Media and Migration: Telling Moving Stories
KAS Media Africa, in associated with the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ) will host the conference at the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Center and it will be attended by journalists and researchers working in the area of migration. It will focus on media reporting on migration and refugees and how the narratives, attitudes and debates differ in the various regions of Africa and Europe.
9th E-lection Bridge Konferenz
Banjul, The Gambia
Building a bridge between the players in modern political communication - that is the goal of the KAS E-lection Bridge conference that brings together leading campaign experts from sub-Saharan Africa and Germany. This year the KAS welcomes the experts in Banjul from March 3rd to 7th, 2019.
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Coronavirus : African News Websites
The arrival of the coronavirus on the African Continent has caused a rise in demand for serious news. Here are some websites and Twitter accounts that separate fact from fiction and look beyond today’s crisis.
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.
E-lection Bridge Academy 2019 in Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire
Young politicians from West Africa sharpen their political communication skills
The growing number of Internet users even in remote areas – where access is made possible by Smartphone devices – has helped raise the importance of online campaigning for political parties that are serious about engaging with the electorate.
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