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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

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.

Forum

Critical Thinking Forum

The wild, wild web - the battle for the internet! Who makes the rules?
It is perhaps the media question of the year: Who makes the rules on the internet? KAS Media Africa will tackle this timely issue in close cooperation with our partners from the leading South African weekly, the Mail & Guardian.

Expert conference

Africa Media Leadership Conference

Nachhaltige Geschäftsmodelle im digitalen Zeitalter
Leading African media executives are preparing to gather in Tanzania in September, for the 2010 edition of our Africa Media Leadership Conference (AMLC). This year’s summit will focus on finding “Sustainable Media Business Models in the Digital Age”.

Congress

Forum of African Media Educators (FAME)

Conference in the context of WJEC
The Forum of African Media Educators, FAME, convened several highly successful meetings during the second World Journalism Education Congress, which took place in the small South African university town of Gramhamstown 5-7 July 2010.

Seminar

Soccer World Cup 2010

A Mass Event and its Influence on South Africa
Vuvuzelas, flags and happy faces. Is that the World Cup in South Africa? The Media Programme sub-Sahara Africa invited 17 journalists from Germany and Africa. Together they will report about the World Cup and its impact on South Africa.

Workshop

Peace- and Conflictreporting

Workshop
Workshop with Journalalists from both state and private media

Expert conference

Africa Media Leadership Conference 2009

Learning from the Future: Africa’s Media Map in 2029
This year’s Africa Media Leadership Conference seeks to peer into the unknown 20 short years from now as rampant media technologies dramatically re-define who we are, our media business and our journalism.

Workshop

Political Marketing and Campaigning

Workshop, organized by the Media Programme for Sub-Sahara Africa and the Uganda Country Office.

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.
KAS

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.