Events

Seminar

KAS/NSJ Media Training Series: Training of Trainers

Fortsetzung des KAS/NSJ Advanced Journalism-Programm
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Workshop

Media Management Workshop

Policies & Strategies for Media Viability in Africa
Strategies, policies and their values for media companies in Africa will form the central topics of the 3rd KAS-SPI Media Managment Workshop.

Expert conference

Strategies for Viability

3rd Media Management Conference
In cooperation with the Sol Plaatje Instute of Rhodes Universität the KAS Media Programme will it's 3rd KAS Media Management Conference. Core issue of this years' confrence will be strategic planning, corporate identity and corporate ethics.

Workshop

Election reporting in Mosambik 1

Zweitägiger Wokshop zur Vorbereitung auf die Wahlen. Praxisnah werden Journalisten mit den Anforderungen der Wahlberichterstattung vertraut gemacht. Der Workshop ist Teil einer Serie, die in fünf Ländern der Region durchgeführt wird.

Workshop

Mozambique: Media & Elections Workshop

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Workshop

Election reporting in Namibia II

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Workshop

Elections Reporting in South Africa

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Expert conference

Online Journalism

Highway Africa Conference
In collaboration with the KAS Media Programme Rhodes University is going to hold it's 8th "Highway Africa Conference" for Journalists from all over Africa. The conference is a "must" for all journalists interested in developments in online media.

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.

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.

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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.

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.