Public Affairs Consultant

[Huffington Post USA] Placing African Online Media Back in Africa’s Hands

As yet another symbol of the hold France retains over her former colonies, the most influential media platforms in francophone Africa are… based in Paris. Despite the usual leveling effects of the Internet, the clout of hexagonal news sites like RFI, Jeune Afrique, Slate Afrique, and in the ‘dark continent’ is undisputable. Things are hardly better in the English online world, where the most influential sites on Africa are sub-sections of Western behemoths such as BBC Africa or CNN Africa.

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