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2019

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 ...

Sep

2019

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 ...
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Sep

2019

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 ...

Sep

2019

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 ...
learn more

Expert conference

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.

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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.

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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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Crisis and War Reporting Conference

Changing Narratives: Crisis and war reporting in and about Africa – 25 years after the genocide in Rwanda
KAS Media Africa is hosting a 2-day journalism conference on crisis and war reporting in and about Africa, featuring renowned international speakers like Michela Wrong (UK), Jean-Philippe Rémy (France), Catherine Gicheru (Kenya), Mel Bunce (UK) and Sheila Kawamara (Uganda).

Expert conference

African Investigative Journalism Conference

African Investigative Journalism Conference

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Entrepreneurial Journalism

Entrepreneurial Journalism

Congress

Radio Days Africa

The Wits Radio Academy under the auspices of the University of the Witwatersrand Journalism Department is proud to present the ninth annual Radio Days Africa conference.

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International Press Institute World Congress 2018 in Abuja

The annual International Press Institute World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria

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The wild, wild web - the battle for the internet! Who makes the rules?

by Riyaz Patel, Markus Brauckmann

International Forum in Johannesburg
In its various manifestations, it is, or at least it is shaping up to be, the media question of the year: Who makes the rules on the internet? Should there be rules on the Internet? Should there be a system of checks and balances? If so, how is this then enforced? KAS Media Africa tackled this timely and contentious issue in close cooperation with our partners from the leading South African weekly, the Mail & Guardian, at an international forum in Johannesburg, 25 January 2011.

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Das wilde, wilde Web - der Kampf ums Internet! Wer macht die Regeln?

by Markus Brauckmann

Internationales Forum in Johannesburg
Das Thema schaffte es in den letzten Monaten spielend auf die Titelseiten der nationalen und internationalen Presse: Der Kampf um das Internet! Mit einer hochkarätig besetzten Podiumsdiskussion in Afrikas Medienhauptstadt Johannesburg widmete sich das regionale KAS Medienprogramm ausführlich diesem gleichermaßen top-aktuellen wie brisanten Thema - mit weiterführenden Erkenntnissen für die Medienakteure in Subsahara-Afrika.

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Africa's media makers prepare for digital upheaval

Africa Media Leadership Conference 2010 in Dar es Salaam
Significant and various shades of opinions come together every year at the Africa Media Leadership Conference, and this year’s event was no different. Media CEO’s, owners, and managers, from very different backgrounds, networked, discussed, shared, debated and sometimes disagreed. However, all were in agreement that the rapid spread of digital and social media, are threatening the traditional media houses, and how to respond to the burning question, how do we deal with this new phenomenon?

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Nachschlag aus Südafrika

by Frank Windeck

KAS Printmagazin am Lufthansa Check-In
Vermissen Sie das tägliche Fußball-Spiel im Fernsehen? Haben Sie die Fahne an ihrem Auto nur widerwillig weggepackt? Würden Sie gerne mehr erfahren über die WM und deren Gastgeberland Südafrika?Dann hat das Medienprogramm Sub-Sahara Afrika das passende Mittel für Sie.

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World Journalism Education Congress

by Frank Windeck

Over 600 journalism educators from 42 countries descended on the small South African university town of Gramhamstown, for discussions on the challenges facing the sector, and to map out ways of improving the quality of journalism education in a fast and constantly changing media landscape

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Seminar on the impact of the 2010 World Cup on South Africa

A group of Germans, Kenyans, Ugandans, and Zimbabweans gathered at the Deutshe International Schule in Johannesburg, South Africa recently, to examine and report on the impact that the 2010 FIFA World Cup has had on the so-called rainbow nation.

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Diskussion mit internationaler Journalistenrunde

Wie haben die südafrikanischen Medien bis jetzt über die WM berichtet? Waren es die Kraftanstrengungen wert, die WM nun in Südafrika zu erleben? Was bleibt am Ende für die normalen Bürger übrig? Über diese und andere Fragen diskutierten am 17. Juni Nic Dawes, Chefredakteur des „Mail & Guardian“, Horatio Motjuwadi, Chefredakteur des „Sowetan“, Professor Anton Harber, Leiter des Medienbereichs der Witwatersrand Universität, und Frank Windeck, Leiter des Medienprogramms Subsahara-Afrika.

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Power Reporting Workshop

by Frank Windeck

Investigative Journalism in Africa
Muckraker – not only a complimentary term for journalists who uncover nuisances in politics as well as over areas of society. Such ‘muckrakers’ gathered for three days in Johannesburg at the Wits Power Reporting Workshop both to inform and to discuss about their work.

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Conference for Journalism Educators in Africa

by Frank Windeck

Journalism Educators from several parts of Africa gathered in Johannesburg to discuss ways of improving all aspects of journalism education in African universities.

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Radio Management Workshop

by Frank Windeck

Participants from different Sub-Saharan countries met in Johannesburg for one week to receive management training in radio. This was aimed at improving their quality of radio productions by reforming management of radio stations.