Events - Media Programme Sub-Saharan Africa
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Website Optimization and Social Media Workshop
Social Media and internet performance becomes more important for parties to get into touch with their voters. This workshop will provide the partnerparties of KAS Media Africa with the needed skills for communication strategies and technologies.
KAS E-lection Bridge 2014
For the fourth time the KAS E-lection Bridge brings leading campaign experts from Subsahara-Africa and Europe together at one table. The focus of the conference was campaign strategy, working with media and inner party democracy
KAS E-lection Bridge Academy 2014
For the second time the E-lection Bridge Academy took place in Kampala, Uganda. It is a sidekick of the E-lection Bridge conference and tries to train the participants in advance to that on topics as political communication and inner party democracy
IPI World Congress
Decriminalization of Expression Panel
Journalists are considered the state's fourht force. But in many African countries the suffer from repressive media law. This was the topic of this years Congress of the International Press Institute held in South Africa.
IFP Spokespeople Training Session
KAS Media Africa launched a Spokespeople Training Session for its partner party in South Africa, the Inkatha Freedom Party, before the elections. The main topics were campaign messaging and the professional behavior in press conferences.
Study and Information Program
Study and Dialogue Programme
Seven campaigning experts from African partner parties were invited to Berlin to learn from the CDU election campaign in 2013. It was the second time that Christian Echle, Director of KAS Media Africa, invited a delegation to the German capital.
Media Law Reform in Africa
Despite few exceptions, freedom of press and independence of journalists is not guaranteed in many African countries. This conference aims to provide a forum for discussion and exchange towards a Media Law Reform in sub-Saharan Africa.
African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF)
The continent’s premier marketplace for media owners and executives
AMLF is the largest and most important market place for media owners and executives on the continent. More than 500 delegates are expected to meet in Addis Ababa to exchange ideas about technology, business models and the content of the future.
The continent's premier conference on investigative journalism
The watchdog role of the media is important to KAS Media Africa so in 2013 it once again supports "Power Reporting" - bringing together dedicated inviduals, taking on exciting issues, and feat. speakers from overseas as well as from the region.
E-lection Bridge Academy
In August 2013 KAS Media Africa for the first time organises the E-lection Bridge Academy. Giving young experts in political communication from all over Africa the opportunity to exchange experiences and to widen their specialized knowledge.