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Reaction and protest in the West African press

a collection of newspaper articles on five nineteenth century African leaders

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Published by Afrika-Studiecentrum, African Studies Centre in Leiden, Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West,
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Public opinion -- Africa, West.,
    • Africa, West -- History -- To 1884 -- Sources.,
    • Africa, West -- History -- 1884-1960 -- Sources.,
    • Africa, West -- Kings and rulers -- Public opinion.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with introd. and notes by Georgia McGarry.
      SeriesAfrican social research documents ;, v. 10
      ContributionsMcGarry, Georgia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT476.2 .R4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii leaves, 197 p., [3] leaves of plates :maps
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4213779M
      ISBN 109070110229
      LC Control Number80493281

      CFA franc West African states mired in controversy over 'Eco' currency. Anglophone ECOWAS members have criticized plans by the bloc's French-speaking states to . News Togo protests turn deadly after government crackdown. Deaths were reported in Togo after security forces moved against protesters across the West African state.

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Since independence, West African countries have been struggling with poverty and famine. Figures published by the UN in show that the mortality rate of children aged under 5 in West Africa is among the highest in the world - from per 1, population in Togo to in Sierra Leone. The South African Press has been a sectional press throughout its history.

Race—not language, religion or culture—has proved to be the dominant characteristic of this sectionalism, moreover, which has given the press in this country a unique status among the world's mass media of communication.

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African protests over the CFA 'colonial currency' which prints the notes for West Africa, took issue with the public destruction of what it considered its property. burnt his pass book .