• 16.03.2020

    Office Closure til 30 March 2020

    In order to share the responsibility for preventing the spread of the corona virus, we will be working from home and reachable via email until the...

  • 10.02.2020

    Celebrating 30 years of FES in Namibia

    On 20 November, 2019, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) celebrated the 30th anniversary of opening its offices in Namibia – 30 years of promoting...

  • 07.11.2019

    Freedom and the Media: A Downward Spiral

    An annual study of internet freedom around the world.

  • 28.09.2019

    “Information is Power” - Colorful Art Workshop on Access to Information Day 2019

    On Saturday, the 28th of September, the International Access to Information Day, fesmedia Africa conducted a successful Art Workshop with children in...


fesmedia Africa

95 John Meinert Street
P.O. Box 23652
Windhoek, Namibia


Our Themes

Robust legal standards, frameworks and instruments

Robust legal standards, frameworks and instruments

The rights to freedom of expression, freedom of information and media freedom allow people to actively take part in and contribute to social, cultural and political life in their societies.

Effective implementation of legal frameworks

Effective implementation of legal frameworks

The adoption of robust legal frameworks and instruments is, by itself, not enough for the enjoyment of rights. What is established on paper must still be realised in practice.

Media resilience and effective communication

Media resilience and effective communication

A healthy media landscape is one which is resilient and responsive to the dynamic and ever-evolving social, political and economic conditions of its context.

  • African Media Barometer

    Our flagship African Media Barometer provides a home grown analysis of the health of the media landscape across 31 countries in Africa.


  • Breakfast Meeting

    The breakfast meetings aim to enable civil society and other actors to articulate, represent and advance their interests and causes to effectively influence policies and policy-making.


Our Libraries

Issue Papers

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issue papers

Training Manuals

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training manuals


Watch our latest videos.

AMB Publications

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Highway Africa

The Highway Africa Conference is hosted by Rhodes University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies in partnership with Corporate South Africa, development agencies and media associations.


Federation of African Journalists (FAJ)

The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) is a continental body of journalists’ trade unions in the media industry in Africa.


Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC)

Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) is a pan-African NGO and resource center.


Article 19

ARTICLE 19 envisages a world where people are free to speak their opinions, to participate in decision-making and to make informed choices about their lives.


Media Rights Agenda (MRA)

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) is an independent NGO for the purpose of protecting media freedom and freedom of expression in Nigeria.


Namibia Media Trust

The Trust aims to reflect and promote the values and principles of press freedom, free speech and independent journalism in Namibia.


FES Connect

Connecting people, in the spirit of social democracy, we source and share content in English from the German and international network of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.


Fesmedia Latin America

In 2001 the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung created FES Media, a regional communication analysis unit for Latin America.


Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA)

The MFWA is the biggest and most influential media development and freedom of expression advocacy organisation in West Africa.


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