Events

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.

Book presentation

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.

Workshop

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.

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.

Expert conference

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.

Expert conference

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.

Event

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

Event Reports

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

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

Media Programme reaches thousands of internet users through twitter at their conference

by Frank Windeck

Within the framework of the Africa Media Leadership Conference, that took place in Accra, Ghana beginning of October 2009, the Media Programme sub-Sahara Africa started a trial ballon of a digital kind.

Event Reports

Afrikanische Medienkonferenz der KAS gewinnt stark an Bedeutung

by Frank Windeck

Seit seiner Gründung im Jahr 2002 veranstaltet das Medienprogramm Sub-Sahara Afrika einmal jährlich seine Africa Media Leadership Conference (AMLC). An wechselnden Orten treffen sich dazu Chefredakteure, Herausgeber und Besitzer von afrikanischen Medienhäusern, um aktuelle Probleme im Journalismus des Kontinents zu besprechen, neue Netzwerke über Ländergrenzen hinweg aufzubauen, alte Kontakte weiter zu pflegen und zukünftige Probleme im Medienbereich zu analysieren sowie passende Lösungen für eben diese Probleme zu erarbeiten.

Event Reports

Election Reporting in South Africa

Radio workshop

Event Reports

"Revenue Generation for Robust African Media"

New Media Manual Published