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The precarious economics of the media business is the biggest threat to press freedom in Africa

Press freedom is often thought of in relation to political pressure. There is more than enough evidence that threats, intimidation and imprisonment of journalists remain a serious cause for concern in Africa. But two recent gatherings on the continent encourage the thinking around press freedom in even broader terms.

Anglophone Crisis: 12,000 pupils in SW brave gunshots to sit for Common Entrance Examination

Pupils and education stakeholders in the South West Region of Cameroon, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, woke up to a promising morning and headed for the various accommodation centres for the written part of the 2018 Common Entrance Examination for the Anglophone Sub System of Education and the ‘Concur d'entree en 6eme’ for the French Sub System of Education.