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






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

Opening session 2012 – Part 1 of 5: Training for TV journalists

With this event KAS Media Africa continues the successful cooperation with the independent local television station Soweto TV in 2012. The goal remains the same: to strengthen the use of investigative journalism’s instruments in the TV sector.


E-lection Bridge Africa West

Political Communication in Ghana

Connecting to the voter - that key challenge lies at the heart of the KAS Media Africa seminar with members of the opposition in Ghana. Coach Heather Thuynsma will cover the theoretical framemwork as well as conduct an in-depth training on camera.


African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF)

The continent’s premier marketplace for media owners

The African Media Leaders Forum is the largest and most important market place for media owners on the continent. In Tunis more than 200 first-rate media leaders meet to exchange ideas about technology, business models and the content of the future.

Expert conference

Power Reporting: the African Investigative Journalism Conference 2011

Regional conference in Johannesburg

Regional and international journalists meet in Johannesburg for Africa's leading conference in the field of investigative journalism. One top priority this year: climate change and energy issues, supported by KAS Media Africa.


E-lection Bridge Africa East

Political Communication in Tanzania und Kenya - in close cooperation with KAS in Dar and Nairobi

The successful KAS Media Africa initiative "E-lection Bridge Africa" continues its activities in the region with a communication training for members of the democratic opposition in Dar and a multi-party web tv workshop in Nairobi.


Highway Africa

Leading Gathering Of African Journalists - with support of KAS Media Africa

Highway Africa has over the years become the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world with its blend of research, training, development, and conference. The 2011 theme: African Media and Global Sustainability Challenge.


Investigative Journalism "on the road" - lusophone edition in Maputo

Regional workshop with journalists from Angola and Mozambique

Our popular "Investigative Journalism Manual" serves as a departure point for journalists in the region: At the seminar in Maputo, the lusophone edition will be introduced to a group of journalists from Mozambique and Angola.


E-lection Bridge Africa - South by Southeast

Political Communication 2.0 in Mozambique

In close cooperation with KAS Maputo, the regional media programme takes the successful model of E-lection Bridge Africa on the road: Experienced facilitators will work with the democratic forces on modern political communication in Beira.


African Constitutionalism and the Media

Regional Conference at the University of Pretoria

Leading law and media practioners from the region meet in Pretoria to discuss the status quo and look for improvement in the future. KAS Media Africa and top lawyer Justine Limpitlaw present their "media law handbook" project for Southern Africa.


Joburg Radio Days

International Forum in Southern Africa

To this day, radio plays an important role within the African media landscape. KAS Media Africa supports the Joburg Radio Days, a first-class international forum, dedicated to topics ranging from news journalism to mobile solutions for the future.

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.

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.