Strong news media vital for Africa’s economic growth

Information empowers people and helps to open doors to opportunity.

In Summary
  • Reliable news and data can help ensure that the benefits of growth reach the greatest number of people, while helping businesses grow and create jobs.
  • Reliable economic data helps bring transparency and accountability, which promotes good governance and helps to attract new investment.

Journalism and media play a central role in shaping our world, informing the public and influencing decision-makers in politics and business. It’s no wonder that this era of major disruption in news ...

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