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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 ...
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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).

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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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Première E-lection Bridge Academy francophone

In Ouagadougou tagen zwölf junge Politiker aus Westafrika
Douze jeunes politiciens d'Afrique de l'Ouest se réunissent à Ouagadougou
WITS Radio Academy

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# Storytellers: Return to old values to look forward

MEANWHILE RADIO DAYS AFRICA IS A POPULAR CONFERENCE FOR MEDIA MAKERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY
The business models are forever changing, but the community, or listeners, will always remain a constant feature. No matter how the radio of tomorrow will look like, from podcasts to fact-checks – the core of the radio was and will always be the listeners and their stories, which are told by journalists. This is the reason why the radio of the future won`t disappear.

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IPI World Congress in Abuja: Why Good Journalism Matters

In late June, Abuja, Nigeria’s political and media capital, was the host city of the annual International Press Institute World Congress bringing together over 200 editors, media executives and top journalists from the global network whose mission it is to defend media freedom and uphold the highest standards of journalism. This year’s conference theme was “Why Good Journalism Matters: Quality Media for Strong Societies”.

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#AfricaBlogging meets in Harare

The 4th conference of African bloggers organized by KAS Media Africa and KAS Zimbabwe. Participants at the conference (from the 5th to 7th of June) deliberated on a range of topics including fake news, manipulation of algorithms and government-planted rogue bloggers.

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Politics in Africa need marathon runners

8th Edition of E-lection Bridge in Kampala, Uganda
How to keep voters happy after an important election or present necessary compromises after coalition negotiations? That was the topic discussed by delegates to the 8th E-lection Bridge Africa from the 21st to 25th of May in Kampala, Uganda.

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The branding of bloggers – #Africablogging breaks down boundaries on historic Ile de Gorée

by Brigitte Read

What does it mean to be a successful blogger in this strange post-truth world of social media, fake news and diminished credibility? Away from the lifestyle and foodie blogs, what is the role of socially- and politically-focused African bloggers – to provide analysis of the issues of our day, to offer an alternative voice or to remain independent and credible at all costs?

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Journalism in times of fake news and dwindling resources

by Christoph Plate

KAS in Global Investigative Journalism Conference Johannesburg

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Don’t forget the voters

by Christoph Plate

7. E-lection Bridge in Dar es Salaam, Tansania
7th E-lection Bridge in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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E-lection Bridge Academy: Exploring the appeal and possibilities of integrating social media into political campaigns

In the new world of unanticipated election outcomes it is clear that the fundamentals of political campaigning are changing, with online and social media voter engagement becoming increasingly more significant. The possibilities for integrating social media into political campaigns was a key theme for the group of fifteen young political communicators from seven countries across Africa who gathered in Nairobi, Kenya recently for the KAS E-lection Bridge Academy workshop.

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#futuretuned: Three steps to the radio of tomorrow

by Anne Odendahl

Meanwhile the Radio Days Africa are a popular conference for media makers throughout the country
Listen, watch, share: It is all about sociability and a digital strategy that will pave the way for successful radio in the future. Social media platforms help radio stations develop a social brand, which especially attracts young listeners; audience participation and interaction are key elements.