Events - Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa
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.
International Press Institute World Congress 2018 in Abuja
The annual International Press Institute World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria
#AfricaBlogging Conference in Harare, Zimbabwe
The 4th conference of African bloggers organized by KAS Media Africa and KAS Zimbabwe
E-lection Bridge Africa
The eighth edition of the leading convention on political communication and campaigning strategies on the African continent
Reporting in a paperless society
Reporting in a paperless society - for people in the DRC, radio is their first choice to get information about what is going on in their country. That brings challenges and chances for journalists working for the radio.
Election Reporting Workshop
The workshop aims to provide avenues for reflection and exchange of experience. We would like to involve members of the print media, television channels, public, private and community radio and online press.
Radio Week East Africa 2018
Radio Week Uganda Learning Conference is East Africa’s annual premier learning and networking conference for the FM Radio & the online radio industry professionals in East Africa whose mission is to educate broadcasters
Blogging publications of high quality on various themes are gathered on #Africablogging, thus constituting a new form of journalism for Africa.
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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
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.
Media and Migration: How the story is being told
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.
The contribution of parliamentarians to democracy and prosperity in Sub-Saharan Africa
The KAS hosts the first Sub-Saharan Africa Conference.
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.
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.
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.
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.
African Journalism professors collaborate to improve economic reporting on the continent
Improving business reporting in Africa begins with the journalism schools and tailor-made curricula to challenge and inspire our future journalists.
Malawi journalists prepare for 2019 polls
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.
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