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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

Workshop

Election Campaigns in Digital Times

Political Communication 2.0 in Tanzania
The digital changes bestow political communication with both chances and challenges. This exchange with political representatives in Tanzania strives toward fresh insights – with the ultimate goal of practical implementation.

Workshop

Wahlkampagnen in digitalen Zeiten

Politische Kommunikation 2.0 in Tansania
Die digitalen Veränderungen bescheren der Politischen Kommunikation gleichsam Chancen und Herausforderungen. Dieser Austausch mit politischen Vertretern in Tansania strebt nach frischen Erkenntnissen - mit dem Ziel der späteren praktischen Umsetzung.

Seminar

The Digital Architecture of Political Communication

In Durban, KwaZulu Natal
Dave Duarte is considered to be one of the leading Web 2.0 experts in Sub-Saharan Africa. Together with KAS Media Africa, he presents the trends and concepts of digital communication to selected players in the South African opposition.

Conversation

Die digitale Architektur der Politischen Kommunikation

In Durban / KwaZulu Natal
Dave Duarte gilt als einer der führenden Experten für das Web 2.0 in Subsahara-Afrika. Gemeinsam mit KAS Medien Afrika stellt er vor ausgewählten Vertretern der südafrikanischen Opposition Trends und Konzepte der digitalen Kommunikation vor.

Workshop

Election Reporting and Investigative Journalism

Pilot project at Soweto TV station
The independent television station Soweto TV is gearing up for the upcoming local elections in May 2011. The workshop focuses on the media's watchdog role and investigative journalism - for the first time applied within the context of local TV.

Workshop

Wahlberichterstattung und Investigativer Journalismus

Pilotprojekt bei Fernsehsender in Soweto
Der unabhängige Fernsehsender Soweto TV bereitet sich auf die lokalen Wahlen im Mai 2011 vor. Der Fokus des Workshops liegt dabei auf der Wächterfunktion der Medien und investigativem Journalismus - erstmals vor Ort angewandt für das Medium "TV".

Workshop

Basic Communication

Capacity building for local politicians in Zimbabwe
Communication is an ever-present challenge for politicians - especially in today's Zimbabwe: This workshop features experienced coaches enhancing the participants’ confidence and effectiveness in communicating with a wide range of stakeholders.

Workshop

Die Grundlagen der Kommunikation

Theorie und Praxis für Lokalpolitiker in Simbabwe
Kommunikation ist eine stete Herausforderung für Politik - besonders aktuell in Simbabwe: In einem praxisnahen Workshop vermitteln erfahrene Trainer ausgewählten Kommunalpolitikern die Grundzüge und Techniken dieser Schlüsseldisziplin.

Event Reports

Conference on the media's credibility crisis in Africa and Europe

KAS Media Africa recently invited more than 20 journalists, publishers, media researchers and other industry players to a conference in Gaborone, Botswana.
After scandals in reputable media houses in Africa and Europe, journalists and other experts from both continents gathered in Gaborone, Botswana, to discuss the causes of the credibilty crisis and to find solutions for it. From new business models to fact-checking to press freedom, plenty of presentations and discussions provided a detailed picture of the state of affairs in journalism

Event Reports

Fact-checking in Africa

Global Fact 6 and African Facts 2 brought together fact-checkers from around the world.
In mid-June fact-checkers from 145 organisations across the globe converged in Cape Town, South Africa for Global Fact 6, the world’s sixth fact-checking summit. One day before the global conference a smaller group of African fact-checkers met for the Africa Facts 2 Conference to discuss challenges, goals and questions in the field of fact-checking with a particular focus on the African situation.

Event Reports

Media and Migration: How the story is being told

by Shoks Mzolo

In late May 2019, Johannesburg played host to the Media and Migration Conference to share insights about ethical reporting in this area.
The conference themed also differences and similarities in Africa and Europe.
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Event Reports

#AfricanDemocracy

by Anna Wasserfall

The contribution of parliamentarians to democracy and prosperity in Sub-Saharan Africa
The KAS hosts the first Sub-Saharan Africa Conference.

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Stay authentic

by Christoph Plate

9th E-lection Bridge of the KAS in 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 welcomed the experts in Banjul from March 3rd to 7th, 2019.

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Conference of KAS Media Africa in Addis Ababa

In Ethiopia, the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has initiated a reform course. The work of the media is also to be reorganised so that censorship stops.

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Re:publica in Accra: African political bloggers transcend boundaries

Accra, Ghana’s capital, became the first African city to host re:publica, Europe’s biggest digital and internet conference, in December 2018. The two-day gathering drew more than 1,000 participants from Africa, Europe, mainly Germany, and elsewhere. Its programme spanned topics including arts & culture, data, education, gender diversity, journalism and waste management.

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Changing Narratives

by Christoph Plate

Conference on Crisis- and War-reporting
Academics, journalists and the interested public engaged at the Crisis- and War-Reporting conference organized by KAS Media Africa and the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre.

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African Journalism professors collaborate to improve economic reporting on the continent

by Brigitte Read

Improving business reporting in Africa begins with the journalism schools and tailor-made curricula to challenge and inspire our future journalists.

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Malawi journalists prepare for 2019 polls

by Brigitte Read

With the elections in Malawi in May next year, KAS Media Africa gathered local journalists from across the country for an intensive election reporting workshop.