By Djib Diedhiou/CPJ Guest BloggerFifty years after independence, the profession of journalism seems to have retained its prestige with the general public in
Your Excellencies: As you gather in Paris for festivities that celebrate your nations’ 50 years of independence, we, the undersigned African press freedom advocates petition for your public commitment to a free, vibrant, and self-sustaining press as a cornerstone of the development of francophone Africa in the next five decades.
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