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Alerts from the Continent

In Ivory Coast, Amadou Dagnogo, a journalist who disappeared from the rebel-held town of Bouake nearly two months ago, has escaped his captors and arrived in Abidjan on 14 October. Dagnogo, the Bouake correspondent for Abidjan-based independent daily L’Inter, said he had been detained by rebels for six days, but managed to escape and make […]

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Botswana: Local Language Newspaper Aims to Capture Hearts and Minds of Nation

This large potential market, however, does not assure success. Methaetsile Leepile, founder of MOKGÓSI, shares with RAP 21 the newspapers strategy to increase its market share amongst high competition, and the newspapers successes and challenges along the road to one of its ultimate goals raising the profile and usage of the Setswana language. Botswana has […]