There are over 3.5 Million Social Media Users in Uganda according to Data Reportal with over 13 Million Internet Users. If you are a social media user especially brand ambassadors, influencers, bloggers, vloggers to mention but a few, you can’t afford to miss this sixth edition of the Uganda Social Media Conference under the theme “Digital democracy in a Post Pandemic World”
The Uganda Social Media Conference is an annual convening organized by the Uganda country office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), aiming to bring together key stakeholders from government, civil society, academia and the media for a constructive exchange on the impact of social media on state and society to highlight both, opportunities and challenges.
About Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung The Uganda Social Media Conference is organised by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Uganda & South Sudan. KAS is a political foundation and think-tank whose civic education programs aim at promoting freedom and liberty, peace, and justice.
Since its foundation in 1964, the engagement in political education in order to realise peace, freedom and justice as core principles to consolidate democracy has been the foundation’s focal area. This has been the basis of KAS’s work in Uganda for more than three decades.
Over 20 plus speakers have been confirmed so far for the event that is happening at Sheraton Hotel from the 25th August – 26th August (8 AM-3 PM) which will be a hybrid event allowing both physical and online participation. One of the main topics discussed on the first day of the event is Digital Diplomacy: The rise of algorithms and implications for big tech in African Institutions, Governments and Individuals (Virtual Broadcast)
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